NEW YORK – America will get its Smarts in 2006, says Paul Halata, president of Mercedes-Benz of North America. Mercedes is setting up a new franchise to sell the Smart cross/utility vehicle, a larger vehicle than the current mini Smart 2-seater currently sold in Europe. The 4-door Smart CUV, which will be assembled in Brazil, is a bigger model designed to compete in the Mini segment. Halata appointed Scott Keogh, current Mercedes public relations chief, to be the general manager of the ...
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