DaimlerChrysler has record commercial vehicle sales

FRANKFURT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler's market-leading commercial vehicles division boosted 2005 sales by around 16 percent to a record 824,900 trucks, buses and vans, the company said on Monday.

"We will face the challenges of the years ahead with initiatives to optimise operations, to (fuel) growth in new and existing markets and with fascinating new products such as the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter," division chief Andreas Renschler said in a statement.