DaimlerChrysler AG will begin building the Mercedes Sprinter van in North America under the Freightliner nameplate in mid-'01, a year before it ceases production of the Dodge Ram commercial van. The announcement follows reports the courier companies who have been testing Sprinter in North America like it, a consensus that led many to believe the automaker would stop making the Dodge B-van and use Sprinter to fill the growing distribution needs of the e-commerce world. DaimlerChrysler ...

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