UPDATE 2-Mitsubishi Motors to sell 22% of Fuso to Daimler

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(Adds DaimlerChrysler comment, background, byline) By Edwina Gibbs and Madeline Chambers TOKYO/FRANKFURT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Troubled Japanese auto maker Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Thursday it would sell a 22 percent stake in Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus to DaimlerChrysler AG for 52 billion yen ($489.4 million). The sale, aimed at shoring up the restructuring auto maker's balance sheet after it was badly hurt by problems at a U.S. finance unit, follows news of a possible capital ...

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