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Mercedes confirms next gen C-class to be built in USA and Germany

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Dec 11th, 2009 at 6:00PM

The diminishing value of the U.S. dollar, most notably against the Euro and Yen, is causing plenty of grief for foreign automakers. While the US market has been in the tank for the past two years, it still remains a major market for companies like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. All three brands have been looking at ways to relieve some of the exchange rate pressure and Mercedes has decided that more "dollar zone" production will be part of the solution. When the next generation C-Class rolls out in 2014, German production will be consolidated at Daimler's Bremen factory while units for... Read More

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