By Manoah Esipisu EAST LONDON, South Africa, July 27 (Reuters) - "Made in South Africa" luxury Mercedes C-class sedans may soon be purring their way to the front of the pack on the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Detroit. If American automobile executive Sam Steinmetz has his way, the Mercedes C-Class plant in East London, on the Indian Ocean, would "very soon" be producing left-hand-drive cars for the United States, the world's biggest auto market. Steinmetz is production manager ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"FEATURE-U.S. market beckons for S.Africa's Mercedes plant" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.