Mercedes Begins Alabama Production of the GLS 600

October 15, 2020

Workers at Alabama’s Mercedes-Benz plant have produced a new model luxury SUV that the company calls the peak of SUV luxury. The first customer-ready Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 built in Alabama rolled off the assembly line at the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International facility in Tuscaloosa County in late September.

“For more than 20 years, Alabama’s Mercedes-Benz workers have produced luxury vehicles for drivers worldwide, and their success speaks for itself,” said Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield. “The company continues to place enormous trust in their skill and craftsmanship, and the Mercedes-Maybach GLS will be the latest in a long line of winners for the Alabama plant.”

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