DaimlerChrysler has announced record sales of its Chrysler and Jeep ranges in the UK. Sales of the two U.S. brands climbed to 18,834 for 2001 -- a 7.5 percent improvement on the previous best of 17,519 sales in 1997. Almost 12,000 of the 2001 total were Chryslers and nearly 7,000 were Jeep vehicles, sold through 92 dealers.