U.S. Operations Lead DaimlerChrysler Sales Growth
February 2, 2000
Freightliner, Sterling and Thomas Built Buses led 1999 revenue and sales increases for DaimlerChrysler's commercial vehicle division.
Annual sales for the division totaled $26 billion, up 15% from 1998. Worldwide, the company sold 555,000 vehicles. The U.S. recorded the highest increase: 194,000 trucks and buses, up 52% from 1998.
The Associated Press reports that the company expects similar sales and revenue in 2000.