SAO PAULO — DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz do Brazil plans to invest US$500 million in operations here between 2000 and 2002. The funds will be allocated to the launching of commercial vehicles, says Ben Van Schalk, president of the Brazilian division. The company, which is the biggest seller of trucks in Brazil, in 1998 invested US$83 million and US$42.5 million in 1997. Mercedes recently showed off its truck products at the National Transportation Fair, in Sao Paulo, where truck ...

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