Earlier Japanese press reports indicated MMC would use Freightliner’s 700 North American outlets to double its annual sales to 10,000 units. MMC, which didn’t comment on the targeted sales figures, currently has 150 affiliated dealerships in the U.S. and sold 5,400 trucks with a 2- to 4-ton payload capacity in the U.S. in 2000. There were unconfirmed news reports last week that MMC and DC were considering spinning off Mitsubishi’s truck business into a separate subsidiary to be 30% owned ...

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