AUTOS Let Bygones Be Bygones

AUTOS Let Bygones Be Bygones

A decade after turning to the U.S. government for a rescue, Chrysler may again be looking for help in weathering a financial crisis -- this time in Japan. Mitsubishi, Chrysler's longtime Japanese partner, is reportedly prepared to put $200 million to $300 million into the U.S. automaker. In return, Mitsubishi would get more control over the Diamond-Star Motors joint venture that builds cars for both companies at a new plant in Normal, Ill. For Chrysler the deal would mean a respite from a recession that has cut sales more than 20% and left the company facing a first-quarter loss estimated at...

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