AUBURN HILLS, Michigan, USA — Though reminiscent of 1940s-era American hot rods, DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s upcoming Chrysler PT Cruiser isn't targeted to be strictly a U.S.-market vehicle. DCC insiders say conservatively that about 30%-35% of PT production is headed for sale overseas. But with plans to sell the vehicle in some 40-plus countries, it's likely they see considerable upside potential beyond the initial 30,000-40,000 units. Company executives say that in some ways the PT has ...

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