PARIS — The chief executive of German truckmaker MAN AG, Rudolf Rupprecht, says MAN is willing to consider a merger of its truck business with a European competitor. But the company will be careful about choosing a partner. Until now, MAN has said nothing. But AB Volvo's purchase of Scania is focussing attention on consolidation issues, and MAN is often cited as a truckmaker that needs to be part of a larger operation. Rupprecht names France's Renault Vehicules Industriels and Italy's ...

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