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Daimler Truck and Mercedes-Benz part ways

Cars and heavy vehicles are two very different businessesGOTTLIEB DAIMLER and Carl Benz built the world’s first motor cars at the same time in 1886, not far apart in Germany. Their names have been tied together since a merger of their firms in 1926. Daimler is the parent company of Mercedes-Benz. Yet the two men…