Daimler’s new truck plant on the outskirts of Chennai to build eight models.
CHENNAI, India – With expectations India will be the world’s second-largest truck market by 2020, Daimler is investing more than $900 million here to launch a new brand, with eight new models to be built at a greenfield plant capable of producing 36,000 trucks a year. “The center of gravity in our industry is shifting,” Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche says earlier this month at the opening ceremony for the new Oragadam truck plant near here. “For more than ...
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