By Jens Meiners, Automotive News Europe
All options remain on the table for Smart, including a closure of the brand altogether.
That is what DaimlerChrysler CEO JÃ¼rgen Schrempp told financial analysts this month, sources tell Automotive News Europe.
â€œWe are known for unpopular decisions,â€ Schrempp told the analysts.
Smart has lost â‚¬2.6 billion since the brand was launched in 1998, analysts estimate. Losses this year could be as high as â‚¬600 million.
A D/C spokesman denied that Schrempp said Smart’s future is in…