UPDATE 2-Resurgent Mercedes eyes 10 pct margin


(Adds comments from conference call, shares, market reaction) By Michael Shields FRANKFURT, July 25 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler AG's premium Mercedes Car Group has set its sights on a 10 percent operating margin by 2010 after tough streamlining helped its second-quarter profit advance by nearly three quarters. Cost-cutting and a rich model mix that boosted revenue per unit sold saw Mercedes earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) gain 74 percent to 1.2 billion euros ($1.66 billion), ...

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