Daimler opens Mexico truck plant despite crisis


MEXICO CITY, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Daimler AG , the world's biggest truckmaker, opened a new truck plant in Mexico on Friday, switching some output from Canada and the United States and positioning itself for a recovery in sales. Chris Patterson, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, said the plant in the northern city of Saltillo had cost $274 million to set up and would produce up to 30,000 trucks a year for sale in the North American market. "Saltillo offers both the ...

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