DaimlerChrysler third-quarter operating profit excluding one-time effects -- rose from $US0.7 billion in Q3 2001 to $1.7 billion this year, the company said in a statement. Net income for Q3, adjusted to exclude one-time effects, rose from $0.3 billion to $0.9 billion (+214%), while adjusted earnings per Share were up 214% to $0.87.