Freightliner LLC, which finalized its purchase of Canada's Western Star Trucks Holdings last week, may be considering using the newly acquired brand to build a large sport/utility vehicle with serious off road capabilities that would compete against General Motors Corp.'s Hummer. “It's possible,” says a Freightliner spokeswoman, who refused to reveal further details. The fine points of Western Star's future as a part of Freightliner will be discussed during a Nov. 15 press conference at ...

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