Chrysler may be sold in pieces to other companies

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DETROIT (AP) -- A person briefed on discussions about selling Chrysler LLC says the automaker could be sold in pieces to other companies.

Chrysler's majority owner, Cerberus Capital Management LP, has been talking with General Motors Corp., the combined companies Nissan Motor Co.-Renault SA and other companies about selling Chrysler.

The person said Tuesday night that many combinations are being discussed. The person asked not to be identified because the talks are private.