GERMANY: DaimlerChrysler still mulling savings from sharing parts across truck brands - report
DaimlerChrysler AG said on Monday that it is still considering how much of the cost of parts it could share among its various commercial vehicles affiliates, with internal estimates ranging from 35% to 80%, Dow Jones reported. DaimlerChrysler truck and bus division spokesman Othmar Stein told Dow Jones the company's newly formed Truck Product and Decision Committee meets regularly, and is seeking ways of saving money through tighter coordination among its multiple brands.
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