FEATURE-U.S. market beckons for S.Africa's Mercedes plant


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 ...

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