The U.S. elite now will be able to protect themselves in Mercedes style. Starting in November, DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz Div. U.S. dealers will offer its S500 Guard armored vehicle. Available for more than 70 years in Europe, the Middle East and South America, M-B Guard vehicles were not previously crash-test certified for the U.S. With its newly-certified S500, Mercedes hopes to grab its share of the U.S. armored car market, which totals about 1,000 units per year. The ...

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