Daimler Trucks to supply Kamaz with engines, axles

FRANKFURT Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:23am EST

FRANKFURT Nov 16 (Reuters) - Daimler's industry-leading trucks business will supply Russian partner Kamaz with more than 7,000 engines and 15,000 axles per year initially, as part of a deeper cooperation between the two companies.

"In the future, the two companies plan to manufacture axles in Russia through a joint venture," Daimler said in a statement on Friday. (Reporting by Christiaan Hetzner)