Mercedes-Benz USA Inc. will have more new product launches in the next three years than in the past five, says President and Chief Executive Paul Halata. The product assault includes station wagon and coupe derivatives of the new C-Class. The '01 C-Class (see Ward's Automotive Reports — May 22, '00, p.3) goes on sale in the U.S. Sept. 11, and the coupe and wagon models are expected to follow in about a year. Mr. Halata was scheduled last week to meet Juergen Hubbert, DaimlerChrysler AG ...

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