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Well we're glad to hear down under the soon-to-be former couple of DaimlerChrysler will at least try to remain BFF even after the split's finalized. The folks at the Aussie car siteGoAuto claim that the two automakers will remain "joined at the hip" in Australia. Of course that word's coming from the jilted lover Chrysler Australia boss Gerry Jenkins. No word on what Aussie Mercedes chief thinks about the situation. We've already heard word of him running 'round town with a couple of little A-class sized gals from BMW. We're just sayin'...

DaimlerChrysler partners plan to stay close in Australia despite global split [GoAuto]
Mercedes-Benz, BMW consider cooperating on small cars [MarketWatch]

Mercedes To Kill The A-Class? [internal]