Freightliner planning to construct $300M truck operation in Mexico

Dec 20, 2006 | 09:57 AM | Philip Burgert

Freightliner LLC, a Portland, Ore.,-based unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, plans to build a $300-million truck manufacturing plant in the northern Mexican city of Saltillo to provide added long-range capacity for future demand surges, including an expected upturn in 2009.

The plant dedicated to the production of Freightliner and Sterling trucks will be the medium- and heavy-duty truck manufacturer's second in Mexico. The company's Santiago Tianguistenco plant already produces Freightliner-branded trucks for sale in Mexico and export to Latin America, the United States and....

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