SINGAPORE — DaimlerChrysler AG begins talks with Cycle & Carriage Bintang, Malaysia's Mercedes-Benz distributor and assembler, aimed at taking control of distribution. C&C Bintang is 49% owned by C&C and 13% owned by JI Motor Holdings, a company owned by Hong Kong's Jardine Co. DC business accounts for more than half of C&C's annual profit. A DC spokesman says his company is interested in participating in the local wholesale business. The automaker already has reached ...

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