Two platforms, two plants, one name. That's DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s new small car strategy for '01, which will see its Dodge Avenger and Chrysler Sebring coupes merged into the Stratus and Cirrus lineups. However, like today's Avenger/Sebring, the new Stratus and Cirrus 2-doors will continue to be based on the Mitsubishi Galant platform, not DCC's JA chassis. And they'll be made at Mitsubishi Motor Mfg. of America Inc. in Normal, IL, not DCC's Sterling Heights, MI, assembly plant, as was ...

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