SAO PAULO – DaimlerChrysler AG may halt production of its Mercedes-Benz A-Class ahead of schedule. The factory in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, says it is suspending production of the A-Class, the only model currently produced at the plant. Mercedes A-Class Suppliers recently received notices that beginning in March, the auto maker no longer will be ordering parts and components. Mercedes had planned to maintain A-Class production through April, and the plant’s 1,100 workers now are ...

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