Daimler Trucks sees demand stagnate in Jan-Aug

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HANOVER, Germany, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Daimler , the world's biggest commercial vehicles manufacturer, saw growth slow to a crawl in the first eight months of this year as demand for trucks stalled amid a darkening U.S. economic outlook. Sales of new trucks practically stagnated at 311,000 vehicles through August, the company said on Tuesday. New orders rose just 3 percent. "Things won't be any easier for our commercial vehicle business in 2009," Daimler Trucks chief Andreas Renschler ...

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