US market: Daimler-Benz takes over Freightliner

  • Date
    5 May 1981
  • Description
    Daimler-Benz AG and Consolidated Freightways Inc. based in San Francisco, California/USA, sign a contract on the takeover of heavy-duty truck manufacturer Freightliner and of light alloy, casting and foamed material parts manufacturer Consolidated Metco by Daimler-Benz.
  • Caption
    Freightliner heavy-duty truck and Mercedes-Benz 1633 S semitrailer tractor, 1982.
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