October 25, 2002

DaimlerChrysler Canada opens new head office building

Windsor, Ontario – DaimlerChrysler Canada officially opened the DaimlerChrysler Canada Building at One Riverside Drive West in Windsor, Ontario. The building is the new home to DaimlerChrysler’s Canadian head office operations.

Ed Brust, Chairman, President and CEO, DaimlerChrysler Canada, was joined by Jonathan
Wener, Chairman, Canderel Management Inc, the project developer and Windsor mayor Michael Hurst to celebrate the grand opening.

“DaimlerChrysler Canada is proud to call Windsor home for over 76 years.
The move of our Canadian head office operations to the downtown core
reinforces our commitment to the city,” said Mr. Brust. “On behalf of all DaimlerChrysler Canada
employees, I would like to thank the men and women who have devoted countless
hours over that past few years to the completion of One Riverside Drive. It is
an exquisite building with great work environment for our employees!”

The project developer was Canderel Stoneridge with architectural support
from Webb Zerafa Meukes Housden Partnership and primary construction done by
Ellis Don. “Canderel Stoneridge is delighted to have been the developer along
with Orix Real Estate Equities of this remarkable development,” said Mr.
Wener. “We are confident that Windsor’s
revitalization will be further enhanced by this outstanding landmark. I would
like to congratulate all participants, including DaimlerChrysler Canada and
the City of Windsor.”

“Windsor is Canada’s Automotive Capital,” added Mayor Hurst
“and nothing could say that as proudly and permanently as having the national
head office of our number one employer, right in the heart of our community.”

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