SAN ANTONIO – Ford Motor Co. is considering getting back in the Class 8 truck business for the first time since the late 1990s. The auto maker sold its Class 8 business to Freightliner Corp. in 1997 and is barred until February 2008 from competing in the segment. With the expiration of its non-compete clause looming, Ford executives say the auto maker could once again test its truck mettle in the booming big-rig business. Ford's biggest offering is in Class 7. “It's something we're ...
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