MercedesBenz starts trial production of CClass sedan in Vance…

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Mercedes-Benz starts trial of C-Class sedan in Vance

| Production of the C-Class sedan is up rapidly at the Mercedes-Benz plant in

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Production start this week of the new of its C-Class sedans at Mercedes’ U.S. assembly plant. The trials, the final step the plant begins making that will go to dealer and car buyers, follows Mercedes’ unveiling of its 2015 C-Class at the American Auto Show in on Monday.

The C-Class joins the MBUSI lineup this year. It is the Mercedes model that be made in Vance, with the sedans destined for sale in the States and Canada.

The C-Class has its own shop assembly line from the assembly area of the M-Class and GL-Class sport vehicles and R-Class crossover made at Vance.

The date for the C-Class that will be to dealers has not been set, but President Jason Hoff Mercedes expects to begin the Vance-made sedans in late or early fall.

Vehicles made during trials will not be sold and are only for training. The production make sure production are working properly and production have no problems performing tasks.

The C-Class body assembly area — part of $4 billion investment in Vance the last 20 years — includes 500 robotics units.

The body is designed to produce up to 420 C-Class daily, said Mike the body shop’s senior of the C-Class body shop. Two each with about 100 will work on the sedans’

The C-Class is Mercedes’ top-selling in the United States and worldwide, Sebastian Wahle, a spokesman for in Stuttgart, Germany, who accompanied a of Germany journalists who toured the new production area in Vance on

The C-Class also is produced in Germany; New London, South and Beijing.

The price for the American-made has not been announced, but automotive in Europe report that the C-Class, which will go on in March in Europe, has a price from $45,600 to $52,600 in which includes a 19 percent added tax, a tax not used on products.

The new C-Class is loaded with a lot of new including a radar-like system could slow the vehicle and its speed if it detects an impending

But the construction of the vehicle also other things that car will never notice some 330 rivets used in the construction, Nicoll said.

here is a lot like walking a hardware store and saying I take this stuff and put it in a he said of the numerous components go into the cars. “It might simple, but it really is very

Team leaders in the C-Class shop have been on the project for the past two years, with teams in Germany and Africa learning the intricacies of the construction.

“Many of our people for 6, 8, 10 weeks at a time to Germany to how to build the C-Class,” Hoff noting the C-Class team is being built.

He added: “We are proud about we have accomplished here the last 20 years.”


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