UPDATE 1-Mercedes recalls 1.3 mln cars to fix quality woes

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(Adds detail, background) FRANKFURT, March 31 (Reuters) - U.S.-German carmaker DaimlerChrysler is recalling 1.3 million Mercedes cars as it tries to fix quality woes that are riddling its German luxury car division, it said on Thursday. Mercedes will recall the cars in several model ranges worldwide to fix problems with alternators and batteries, which do not affect the cars' safety, according to the supplier, car-parts maker Robert Bosch. Mercedes chief Eckhard Cordes, who said ...

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