VANCE, AL – DaimlerChrysler AG's new small cross/utility vehicle planned for the Mercedes brand will be a global vehicle, with North America among the destined markets, a spokesman tells Ward's. The new 5-passenger CUV, reportedly to be called the MLK, will slot below the M-Class and be assembled at DC's Bremen, Germany, plant that currently builds the C-Class, SL and SLK passenger cars. (See related story: Mercedes to Build New SUV in Bremen, Not Brazil) CKD assembly of C-Class being ...

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