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Report: Mercedes-Benz C-Class lineup set to expand in U.S.

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on May 24th, 2010 at 10:59AM

Mercedes-Benz has a pretty ambitious goal to grow its U.S. sales by 30 percent over the next five years, and execs apparently think they will need to expand downmarket to do it. According to Automotive News, Ernst Lieb, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, feels that the bringing in the B-Class hatchback and introducing additional C-Class derivatives will provide the best possibility of attracting more customer since growth opportunities for the E-Class and S-Class are likely limited. Arch rival BMW already offers coupe, convertible and station wagon variants of the 3 Series in the States, along... Read More

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