BERLIN (AP) _ Automaker DaimlerChrysler AG said Friday it has
completed the transaction to sell a majority stake in its U.S.
Chrysler arm to private equity firm Cerberus.
Shareholders will be asked to approve the new name Daimler AG.
``Today a new chapter in our company's history begins,'' stated
DaimlerChrysler CEO Dieter Zetsche..
The statement said the closing was held Friday on the deal, which
transfers an 80.1 per cent stake in Chrysler to a subsidiary of