Chrysler's Travels Irk Kirk

CHRYSLER EXECS are looking for a foreign partner, which Kirk Kerkorian worries is a ploy to block him. Chrysler sources say the company has a secret team, headed by quality chief James Holden, to forge global alliances. The group has visited Tokyo (Honda's home) and Stuttgart (Daimler Benz's HQ), but it's not certain talks were held. One source says the effort has "nothing to do with Kerkorian."

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