areadevelopment + mercedes-benz   22

Steel Tariffs Could Crunch Foreign Carmakers In The U.S. South - NPR
Mercedes Benz USA showed off its new headquarters in Atlanta - all in the midst of a possible trade war that could affect the car industry in the South, which has become a truly global car market.
automotive-industry  regional-reports  south  Georgia  Tennessee  steel-industry  free-trade-agreements  foreign-trade-policy  germany  mercedes-benz  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-417 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz Vans chief: North Charleston plant already adding U.S. jobs, with or without new NAFTA -
While the debate continues over whether stricter trade rules are needed to boost U.S. jobs, the head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in North Charleston says his company is already helping to fulfill President Donald Trump's campaign promise to put more Americans to work.
south-carolina  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  business-globalization  free-trade-agreements  NAFTA  Around-the-web  this-week-404 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz Vans Begins Construction On Sprinter Plant In North Charleston, South Carolina - Area Development
Mercedes-Benz Vans started construction on its approximately $500 million new Sprinter plant for the North American market in North Charleston, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  charleston  south-carolina  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  manufacturing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz To Expand Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Assembly Plant - Area Development
Mercedes-Benz will invest nearly $1.3 billion in a major expansion at its assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The company plans to create 300 jobs and will prepare the factory to launch production of its next-generation sport utility vehicles. The plant’s workforce now numbers around 3,500.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  alabama  south  manufacturing  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  jobs  2015-review-top-projects 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Samvardhana Motherson Group Plans $150 Million Manufacturing Plant In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama - Area Development
Germany-based Mercedes-Benz supplier Samvardhana Motherson Group plans to open a $150 million, 700,000-square foot, manufacturing facility at Cedar Cove Technology Park in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The facility will create 650 jobs by the fourth year of operation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  alabama  south  jobs  supply-chain  advanced-manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH Opens First US Manufacturing Plant In Auburn, Alabama - Area Development
German auto parts manufacturer Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH will open its first United States manufacturing operation, in Auburn, Alabama. Schmidt USA will produce engine components including balance shafts and gear wheels for Mercedes-Benz and other German car manufacturers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  automotive-industry  alabama  south  manufacturing  mercedes-benz 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz Vans Plans Manufacturing Plant In North Charleston, South Carolina - Area Development
Mercedes-Benz Vans, a division of Daimler, plans to invest around half a billion dollars to establish a new, full van manufacturing plant in Charleston County, South Carolina. The new production plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, will supply the North American market with the next-generation Sprinter, creating 1,300 new jobs over the next several years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  daimler  manufacturing  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz To Manufacture Its R-Class Vehicle At AM General In Mishawaka, Indiana - Area Development
AM General and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc., announced that Mercedes-Benz selected AM General to manufacture the Mercedes-Benz R-Class luxury vehicle at AM General’s world-class 675,000 square-foot Commercial Assembly Plant in Mishawaka, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Georgia Incentives to Mercedes: $24,540 Per Job - The Detroit News
The state of Georgia last week further outlined its incentives offerings to Mercedes-Benz USA and the total number of jobs and investment expected as part of the company's headquarters relocation.
this-week-289  around-the-web  matt  automotive-industry  mercedes-benz  taxes-incentives  georgia  south-atlantic  mid-atlantic  new-jersey  economic-development  site-selection 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Google Self-Driving Cars may be Built by GM, Ford, Toyota, or Mercedes - Slate
While the world’s major automakers were twiddling their cruise-control knobs, Google zoomed past them in developing the technology for the driverless cars of the (possible) future.
this-week-289  around-the-web  matt  google  automotive-industry  midwest  detroit  michigan  GM  mercedes-benz  ford  toyota 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Georgia Offered Mercedes-Benz Incentive Package of $23.3 Million -
Georgia offered Mercedes-Benz USA an incentive package worth $23.3 million to move to the state from Montvale, according to a letter released Tuesday that says the new U.S. headquarters for the German car maker will involve a total investment of $74 million.
area-development-news  this-week-288  matt  mercedes-benz  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives  georgia  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  Atlanta  new-jersey  mid-atlantic 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Corporate Headquarters To Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
In a move the company said is designed to better serve its growing customer base and strengthen the company's position for long-term, sustainable growth, Mercedes-Benz USA will relocate its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta  mercedes-benz  automotive-industry  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz Eyes Southeast for U.S. Headquarters - Charlotte Business Journal
German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz is considering relocating its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from New Jersey, the Atlanta Business Chronicle has learned.
this-week-287  around-the-web  matt  mercedes-benz  automotive-industry  south-atlantic  georgia  Atlanta  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  site-selection  headquarters  economic-development 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz Expands Its U.S. Production Plant In Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Area Development
Mercedes-Benz is expanding its production plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to drive-home sales for its new C-Class, passenger cars and SUVs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  alabama  south  mercedes-benz  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Daimlers Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America Division Opens Silicon Valley R&D Center - Area Development Online
Daimler and its Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America division opened its newly designed Silicon Valley R&D Center in Sunnyvale, California.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  silicon-valley  mercedes-benz  daimler  automotive-industry  research&development 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Mercedes-Benz decision launched a new era for Alabama (opinion from Greg Canfield) -
Twenty years ago this past Monday, on Sept. 30, 1993, Mercedes-Benz announced plans to build its first U.S. factory in Vance, Ala. In just two decades, Alabama has transformed from a state with virtually no experience in auto production into the country’s fourth largest auto producer, churning out nearly 900,000 vehicles a year.
economic-development-news  this-week-233  automotive-industry  regional-reports  around-the-web  mercedes-benz  alabama 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
20 Years of Mercedes-Benz in Alabama: A Defining Moment in the Heart of Dixie - The Randle Report
Twenty years ago this month, Alabama landed the Big Kahuna when German automaker Mercedes-Benz chose a rural setting between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa for its first U.S. assembly plant.
automotive-industry  around-the-web  mercedes-benz  economic-development  alabama  site-selection  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Gov. Bentley Takes Aim at Auto Unions as a Threat to Economic Development in Alabama -
Gov. Robert Bentley said a unionized Mercedes-Benz plant would make him unable to continue to tout the automaker in promoting the state’s economic development efforts.
automotive-industry  unions  mercedes-benz  economic-development  alabama  site-selection  right-to-work 
july 2013 by areadevelopment

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