Smart or just plain stubborn? That's been the debate inside DaimlerChrysler almost since the inception of the automaker's micro car operation known as Smart. The division, which makes tiny, inexpensive 2-seat commuter cars sold through a separate dealer network, has been a money loser for DaimlerChrysler and will continue to be so for at least another three years. Many insiders long have wanted to dump the division, plagued early on with engineering snafus and major marketing missteps. ...

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