Despite a continued soft global market near-term, DaimlerChrysler AG says it’s optimistic the commercial truck industry will be ready for a rebound in 2003. In addition, the auto maker says it expects operating profits at its commercial truck unit this year to exceed 2001’s level of E51 million ($50.10 million). The positive outlook comes as restructuring plans at DC’s Freightliner Corp. unit begin to take root, helping to drive positive earnings momentum. Last October, DC ...

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