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Daimler to invest $1.3 billion to expand Mercedes SUV plant in Alabama
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Daimler AG will invest $1.3 billion at its U.S. plant to boost production of Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicles, creating an additional 300 jobs.
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Daimler to invest $1.3 billion to expand Mercedes SUV plant in Alabama

Daimler AG will invest $1.3 billion at its U.S. plant to boost production of Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicles, creating an additional 300 jobs.

The expansion of the factory in Tuscaloosa, Ala., which has built Mercedes cars since 1997, is geared toward developing the company’s next generation of SUVs, Daimler said Friday in a statement.

The project will create a high-tech location to manufacture vehicles “even more flexibly, efficiently and in proven top quality,” Markus Schaefer, head of manufacturing at Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars division, said in the statement.

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