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Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler Group, which is now run by Italy’s Fiat SpA, named Timothy Kuniskis as her replacement.

Mr. Kuniskis has served as the product marketing director for both the Chrysler and Fiat brands. He joined Chrysler Group LLC in 1992 and has since held a variety of jobs in its business and marketing operations.

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European panel chief: Tackle crisis with eurobonds

BRUSSELS — The European Commission chief said Monday he wants to introduce eurobonds issued jointly by the 17 euro nations as an effective way to tackle the financial crisis, an idea that puts him on a collision course with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Jose Manuel Barroso said a eurobonds plan makes sense if linked to fiscal rigor among the member states sufficiently stringent to make it impossible for profligate nations to live on the backs of budget-conscious countries.

Germany has opposed the principle of eurobonds since it would expose its taxpayers to the bad debt of weaker countries. As Europe’s largest economy, Germany already funds the bulk of the existing bailouts.

• From wire dispatches and staff reports

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