Freightliner plans Mexican truck factory


BOSTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Freightliner LLC, a truck-making unit of DaimlerChrysler AG , said on Wednesday it plans to build a $300 million plant in northern Mexico. Freightliner expects to break ground on the planned 1 million square foot (92,900.000 sq metre) site in the second quarter of 2007, with production expected to start in 2009. The facility, in Saltillo, Coahuila, will be able to build up to 30,000 commercial trucks per year and will employ 1,600 people, the company said in a ...

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