Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. will end output of its current-generation M-Class SUV at its Vance, AL, assembly plant on Dec. 9. The redesigned ’06 M-Class is slated to begin its production run a few weeks after the current generation ends, with shipments to retail customers seen starting in the second-quarter. The ’06 model will makes it public debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. Production of Mercedes’ new Grand Sports Tourer is expected to begin in ...

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