DaimlerChrysler AG reportedly will purchase a 40% share of Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s truck and bus unit for ¥80 billion ($677.7 million). Early next year Mitsubishi is expected to spin off the unit, which sold ¥680 billion ($5.7 billion) worth of trucks and buses in the fiscal year ended last March, creating a new joint venture in which DC would take its 40% holding. Reuters reports Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corp., two of MMC’s main creditors, are considering a ...

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