Plans to build a sport/utility vehicle (SUV) larger than the M-Class should be firmed up by year’s end, says Mercedes-Benz USA Inc. President Paul Halata. "I will be going to Stuttgart in three weeks to meet with my colleagues on whether to build a bigger M-Class model," Mr. Halata says "We’ll make a decision by the end of the year." If approved for production, the model probably will be assembled at the Vance, AL, facility, Mr. Halata says. But the Mercedes chief draws the line at an ...

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