Germany's Daimler (DAIGn.DE) said it will invest $1 billion to expand its USA -based Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama to start building electric sport-utility vehicles there from about 2020.
Japan's Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor stated in August they would join forces to construct a new US factory efficient in producing up to 300,000 vehicles annually, with 4,000 new jobs. As part of the 2015 expansion, the plant is being prepared to produce modern plug-in hybrids.
Mercedes-Benz will begin producing electric vehicles, becoming the sixth location in the U.S.to do so, an executive announced at an event in Tuscaloosa County Thursday.
A new Global Logistics Center is the third prong of the investment, providing Mercedes with stronger supply chain management and after-sales support, including the export of car-kits to overseas assembly plants. Prior to today's announcement, the company has only confirmed electric vehicle production at three of its German assembly plants.
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Trump and Xi spoke on the phone days after Trump and his aides publicly discussed potential military action against North Korea. Security Council accused North Korea of undermining regional peace and causing "grave security concerns around the world".
Prior to the additional EQ model line, the Tuscaloosa facility now produces all GLS, GLE, and GLE CoupeSUVs for the global market, as well as the US market's C-Class sedan.
The burst of investments to expand USA vehicle production capacity also reflects intensified competition for market share in the world's most profitable vehicle market.
"Our global network is ready for the era of electric vehicles".
Shaefer said the expansion of Daimler AG's industrial footprint in Alabama, most of which is slated for the electric initiative, is expected to create more than 600 additional jobs when it is completed.
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The running game is still a work in progress (72.5 ypg), and Sammy Watkins has yet to emerge as the No. 1 receiver as expected. Perhaps that is to be expected against a defense that ranked last in the National Football League against the run last season.
Mercedes-Benz says it is now responsible for more than 24,500 jobs, either directly at the plant or through suppliers across the region.
"With the addition of electric SUVs to our future fleet, we will provide discerning drivers with a new, high quality automotive option that will marry performance, luxury, and environmental stewardship", Markus Schaefer said.
"Looking back on 20 years of production, the Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa has been a success story from the beginning".
The new SUV will be sold under the Mercedes-Benz EQ subbrand, according to the people with knowledge of the plans.
Monday night , there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 63, according to the weather service. Monday , there will be a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 83, the weather service said.
World's richest woman and heiress of the renowned cosmetics giant L'Oreal, Liliane Bettencourt, died on Thursday. In 2015, 8 people were found guilty in taking advantage of the billionaire's mental state.
Japan's government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said it could undermine worldwide efforts to put pressure on North Korea. The decision to resume aid is not popular in the South and President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has taken a hit.
Along with White, Rex Burkhead, Dion Lewis and even fullback James Devlin made plays in the Patriots' passing game. The Houston Texans (1-0) defeated the Cincinnati Bengals , 13-19, last week in a tight and hotly contested game.
On terror funding, the minister said, "their weapons supply, training and political support must be systematically cut off". The SCO foreign ministerial meeting took place in NY on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session here.
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She explained the situation between her and her now-ex by saying simply, "We really like each other, we have fun with each other". The film is part of Fergie's new album, Double Dutchess , which drops on Friday (September 22).
EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was located near 39.0 degrees north latitude and 70.0 degrees west longitude. Tropical Storm Jose continued to bring gusty winds and rain to parts of the Northeast on Thursday while getting a bit weaker.
Such provocations have sparked strong disapproval from the global community, especially from the United States and Japan. Less than two weeks ago, the United Nations voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea after its nuclear test.
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A spokesperson for Moore's campaign, Noel Fritsch said he wouldn't answer CNN's questions about Moore's current position. The White House declined to comment on the process, stating the press office "cannot comment on political elections".
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Meanwhile it was curtains for Sameer Verma who crashed out of the tournament losing to Shi Yuqi in the pre quarterfinals. Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu continued her good run, recovering from a game down to win 12-21, 21-15, 21-17.
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Little-used right-back Mathieu Debuchy is said to be "coming back slowly", although will play no part against Doncaster. The game is likely to be a chance for fringe players to make their mark - including returning midfielder Jack Wilshere.