CHARLESTON, SC – As Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. Inc. reasserts itself in the commercial-truck market, the company’s top executive admits to monitoring the small-van segment but says there are no plans to enter. “Ford (Motor Co.) has proven there’s a segment there that’s valid,” MBUSA President and CEO Ernst Lieb says, referring to the Ford Transit Connect. “Do we rush in? No. But we’re certainly going to watch it.” Lieb makes his remarks on the heels of parent Daimler AG’s announcement of its ...

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