Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. Inc. officially will begin selling the G-Class sport/utility vehicle (SUV) this fall, says Juergen Hubbert, DaimlerChrysler AG board member in charge of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and Smart. The vehicle will be close in price to the $66,545 ML55 SUV, and sales are expected at 600-700 units annually, Mr. Hubbert says. In the U.S., it will come only with a 296-hp V-8. No diesel will be offered. U.S. sales are expected to be centered on the West and Northeast regions. ...

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