Starting in November, DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz Div. will offer its S500 Guard armored vehicle from U.S. dealerships. Available for more than 70 years in Europe, the Middle East and South America, M-B Guard vehicles were not previously crash-test certified for the U.S. With its newly certified S500, Mercedes hopes to grab its share of the U.S. armored car market, which totals about 1,000 units per year. The automaker says it has already pre-sold 22 of the $153,950 S500 Guard. ...

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