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Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant begins electric SUV production

August 25, 2022

Twenty-five years after Mercedes-Benz began making vehicles in Alabama, the German automaker ushered in its newest phase today, as the Vance plant in Tuscaloosa County celebrated the beginning of electric SUV production.

It was the cap on five years of activity and more than $1 billion pumped into the operation, which also added an electric battery factory in Bibb County earlier this year, as well as 1,000 more employees.

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