UPDATE 1-DaimlerChrysler says to boost truck savings

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(Recasts with DaimlerChrysler statement) FRANKFURT, June 30 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler said on Monday it would restructure its trucks business in a bid to save several hundred million euros by sharing major parts such as engines and transmissions across different models. The world's biggest truckmaker, whose brands include Mercedes-Benz trucks, Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star, said it would consolidate all of its truck development units under one management from January 2004. ...

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