DaimlerChrysler Corp. has shelved its plans to build a minivan equipped with a high-performance powerplant, a company spokesman confirms. The Town and Country Limited was to offer the same 3.5L V-6 in Chrysler's 300M and LHS, but the automaker deemed the package too expensive to market successfully, a source says. Though pricing had not been precisely determined, says the spokesman, it was “one of the factors. The big question was, given that we already offer 17 minivan models — the most ...

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