DETROIT — DaimlerChrysler AG is lining up the pieces to complete its offer to purchase Detroit Diesel Corp. (DDC) from Penske Corp. DaimlerChrysler already held a portion of DDC but plans to purchase the remaining shares — approximately 18.1 million — from Penske Corp. for approximately $423 million. DC also will assume about $160 million in DDC debt. DaimlerChrysler, currently the world's largest maker of heavy duty commercial trucks, hopes the DDC purchase will enable it to develop ...
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