China builds heavy-duty trucks under license

  • Date
    27 September 1988
  • Description
    Daimler-Benz AG and the Chinese mechanical engineering group Northern Industries Corporation (NORINCO) sign a contract in Beijing that provides for the manufacture of Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty trucks under licence in Baotou in Mongolia. The first vehicles are to be assembled and sold under NORINCO's own label in 1990.