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Mercedes-Benz vans breaks ground on U.S. Sprinter plant; updates Sprinter and Metris lineups

July 29th, 2016

At a ceremony attended by United States Senator (R-South Carolina) Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and other dignitaries on Wednesday, July 27, Mercedes-Benz USA Vans officially broke ground on a new $500-million Sprinter manufacturing plant in North Charleston, S.C. U.S.-based production of the company’s vans solidifies Mercedes-Benz Vans’ commitment to the North American van market.

When it first arrived on U.S. shores in 2001, the Sprinter operated under either Freightliner or Dodge badges. After Daimler divorced Chrysler in 2007, the German automaker reintroduced the versatile van under the Mercedes-Benz name starting in 2010 ... READ MORE

SOURCE: Hard Working Truck