DaimlerChrysler AG has not officially decided whether to build a Mercedes minivan (see Ward's Automotive Reports — Jan. 11, '99, p.5), but recent decisions at least set up the possibility. A spokesman confirms that DC's Windsor, Ont., facility will be the lead plant for the next generation of minivans, due in about 18 months. The Canadian plant will build the higher-end, extended wheelbase Caravan and Voyager models, while the sister plant in St. Louis will build the entry-level models. ...

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