With the race for luxury sales in the U.S. intensifying, Mercedes-Benz is expanding production at the Daimler AG assembly plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, by adding production of its new C-Class sedan at the plant.
It is the first of two new products that will be added to the plant’s production lines. A new compact SUV, which the company showed off at the Auto China show in April, will be built at the plant sometime next year.
Daimer AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche said Mercedes-Benz sees good prospects in the U.S. market and is expanding the local production capacities in the country. (more…)