The local content of Thai-made Mercedes-Benz cars will be lifted to 40% next year to increase export potential, DaimlerChrysler (Thailand) Co. President Karl-Heinz Heckhausen says in published reports. The company now uses 23% local content in the S-, E- and C-Class models currently assembled in Thailand. The expected boost in local content does not necessarily imply there are definite plans to begin exporting, but it does increase export potential, says a Mercedes spokesman. Products ...
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