DaimlerChrysler AG says it will expand its Mercedes-Benz cross/utility vehicle lineup via a new model based off the C-Class platform. The vehicle, which will slot below the M-Class, will be assembled at DC's Bremen, Germany, plant, which currently builds the C-Class, CLK, SL and SLK passenger cars. Giving the nod to Bremen leaves DC's Juiz de Fora, Brazil, plant in limbo. The facility was rumored to get the new model after DC pulled the plug on plans to build the Smart Formore CUV at the ...

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