“The project is to convert Daimler’s commercial vehicles into special purpose vehicles. We have been in discussion since last year,” a Brilliance Auto executive told AFP.
The unnamed official said the modified vehicles would be sold in China but details are not fully decided.
‘Special vehicles’ in China usually means trucks built for specific municipal or commercial uses.
Daimler commercial vehicles are already built in China by a joint venture between the country’s Fujian Motor and Taiwan’s China Motor.
Hong Kong-listed Brilliance China Automotive Holdings builds BMW’s 3 and 5 series models in Shenyang.