ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Daimler is planning to build Mercedes-Benz cars in Russia through a local partner, according to an official of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade and company sources. Russian business paper Vedomosti, citing Daimler sources, says the automaker already has begun the search for a local partner with excess capacity in place that could accommodate Mercedes light-vehicle assembly. There is no word on which models would be produced or what volumes would be ...

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