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25 years ago (1981) today:

25 years ago (1981) today, Daimler-Benz purchased Freightliner truck company of Portland, Oregon:

http://www.freightliner.com/inside/our-history.aspx
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sweet..........

and ever since, they have Benz motors in them...........

recently, i'v noticed, they finally started putting "Powered by Mercedes Benz" on them..........wonder if its caus they're proud, or caus they have to in order to sell trucks...........?
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Actually it has only been recently that MB engines have been used and then only in small to medium size trucks. When you buy a heavy duty truck you can order what engine, trans and etc., you want, can be from several different makes, only Volvo and Mack actually make there brand of engines.
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