Sources at DaimlerChrysler Corp. indicate that the company has an all-new V-8 engine under development for Chrysler-badged passenger cars. Although DCC executives have said in the past the company did not believe a V-8 engine was necessary for Chrysler passenger cars, the new V-8 engine program is part of a huge $7 billion-plus DCC plans to invest in powertrain operations from now through 2003. It is believed that figure is earmarked strictly for Chrysler-brand programs and does not also ...

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