One of the most profound effects of Ford Motor Co.'s purchase of AB Volvo's car operations likely will happen outside automotive boundaries — in the trucking industry. That's because Volvo, now stocked with the $6.4 billion Ford paid for its car division, is on the prowl for commercial vehicle acquisitions. Analysts believe the Sweden-based company might have enough cash to strike deals in both Europe and North America. Volvo, which last month paid $647 million for a 12.85% stake in Scania ...

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