DaimlerChrysler's ( DCX) earnings fell, but third-quarter revenue rose 9%, and the German-American automaker said it still expects a slight increase in unit sales for the full year. The company recorded an operating profit of $2.2 billion in the third quarter, compared with $1.6 billion a year ago. Net income was $910 million, or 89 cents a share, down from $1.15 billion, or $1.13 a share, last year. DaimlerChrysler's third-quarter worldwide unit sales rose 9% to 1.2 million vehicles, while total revenue reached $46 billion. For 2005, DaimlerChrysler expects "dynamic growth" in demand for cars to continue in emerging markets, while only slight gains are seen in North America, western Europe and Japan. Compared with last year, unit sales should be a little higher. DaimlerChrysler also projected a significant increase in revenue in 2005. Earnings guidance was unchanged, with the company saying it's looking for a slightly better operating profit than the $7 billion posted last year. Earlier this month, Ford ( F) had a third-quarter loss of $291 million, or 16 cents a share, from continuing operations, and revenue of $34.7 billion. GM's ( GM) latest quarter showed a loss of $1.6 billion, or $2.89 a share, with a top line of $47.2 billion. Separately, DaimlerChrysler said Steven J. Landry will take over as president and CEO of the company's Canada unit, effective Nov. 1. He's replacing Mark Norman, who's leaving the company.