While soaring gasoline prices have only begun to have a sustained and dramatic impact on consumer behavior, Chrysler LLC is sending fuzzy signals that its long-term product-development focus also is shifting. “We try not to make knee-jerk decisions based on one month or even five months of one calendar year,” Steve Landry, executive vice president-North American sales, says. “But one has to look at the current situation from an industry and especially a segment standpoint year to date, ...
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