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Auto Industry / Daimler-Benz-Chrysler Merger #624578

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The official takeover by Daimler-Benz of Chrysler Corporation featured; scenes shown from the signing ceremony. [Daimler-Benz A.G. chairman Juergen SCHREMPP, Chrysler chairman Robert EATON - comment on the new company.] The rise in Chrysler stock, the meaning of the merger for car buyers and the Justice Department's plan for an antitrust review noted. [Furman Selz LLP Maryann KELLER - cites the three companies ready for a takeover.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The buy out by Volkswagen of Britain's Rolls-Royce reported.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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