Swedish bus and truck maker Scania AB plans to buy General Motor’s Corp.’s powertrain plant in Sodertalje, Sweden. Purchasing the plant, located near Scania’s headquarters, will help increase production capacity to 10,000 vehicles by 2010, up from a record 6,500 units last year, the truck and bus maker says. The GM facility, which makes 2.0L and 2.3L engines for the Saab 9-5 and 9-3, will be converted by Scania to produce engine components and extra-high-pressure injection systems. ...
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