DaimlerChrysler AG confirms it will build the Mercedes-Benz Grand Sports Tourer (GST) at its Tuscaloosa, AL, assembly plant, beginning in late 2004. Ward’s earlier reported that announcement of a plan to make the GST at Vance was imminent (see related story: Vance Prepares to Assemble 5 Mercedes Models). Mercedes already has begun building an addition to the plant – estimated at a cost of $600 million – that is expected to be complete by early ’04. Mercedes has been building its M-Class ...

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