SHANGHAI — Truckmaker Freightliner Corp. reportedly plans to pull out of a Shanghai truckmaking joint venture that never managed to get off the ground. The U.S.-based truckmaker, owned by DaimlerChrysler AG, announced a venture to make heavy-duty trucks in 1996 and expected to finish construction on a Shanghai plant in 1997. The construction project, located on a 21-ha (52-acre) site in Shanghai's Boashan district, never broke ground. Full production ramp-up was to reach 4,000 vehicles ...
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