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40 Years of European Influence to the American Truck Market..


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Forty years ago, a seismic shift occurred in the global trucking landscape. A shift so vast it would eventually lay the commercial and technological foundations for Europe’s ultimate ascension over Fortress America as the dominant force in world truck manufacturing.

It was 1981 when the company formerly known as Daimler-Benz bought the struggling US truck maker Freightliner, and whether by confluence or coincidence, it was also the year Swedish brand Volvo acquired the financially strapped White Trucks.

 

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https://www.fullyloaded.com.au/truck-reviews/2108/time-travels-40-years-of-freightliner

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Volvo definitely threw White under the Bus...& appear to be giving Mack the same treatment.. Death by a thousand Cuts..

"Be who you are and say what you feel...
Because those that matter...
don't mind...
And those that mind....
don't matter." -

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