The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial van will be launched in the U.S. in 2001, says Juergen Schrempp, DaimlerChrysler AG co-chairman. Freightliner is set to sell the vehicle, which recently received an extensive facelift and new engines, in its dealerships. DC hopes to see increased U.S. market share in Class 4 and 5 and believes it can do this with the Sprinter. This also is the segment where the automaker will look for synergies between DC's German and U.S. truck operations, including ...
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