DaimlerChrysler AG inks pacts to build various models in China with local firms. DC will produce Mercedes-Benz C- and E-Class sedans at a new Beijing plant, scheduled to come online by mid-2005. The plant is a joint venture with Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. Ltd. A production goal of 25,000 units annually in the medium term has been set. In another JV, DC teams up with Fujian Motor Industry Group and China Motor Corp. to build Sprinter and Viano/Vito vans at a new plant to be ...

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