Daimler scraps plan for new U.S. van plant


DETROIT, Sept 23 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrylser said on Tuesday it was scrapping plans to open a new U.S. assembly plant to build its Sprinter commercial vans. The world's fifth-largest automaker, which is struggling to nurse its U.S.-based Chrysler unit back to profitability after a $1.1 billion second-quarter loss, had been delaying construction work on the planned manufacturing facility near Savannah, Georgia, since July. State officials had said the $750 million facility, the largest ...

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