In terms of the spread of the Coronavirus in the auto group Daimler is now also the U.S. operation to a large extent. In the US plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama as well as in the Van-production in Charleston (South Carolina) are stopped, the belts of the production, initially for 14 days temporarily.
The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International – MBUSI) in Alabama is a production site for the latest SUV model series GLE, GLE coupe and GLS. Furthermore, the C produced-class sedan for the North American market.
With the stop of the production in Alabama and in South Carolina, Daimler follows the recommendations of the national, international as well as local authorities. In the related administrative departments of the company in the operation is to be limited parallel to the bare minimum.
Already at the beginning of the week it was announced that Daimler AG is suspending most of its production of passenger Cars, vans and commercial vehicles in Europe due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the now confirmed settings of the US-production, Daimler follows already from other manufacturers. In addition to General Motors (GM), Ford, Fiat Chrysler, just as Volkswagen has ceased production until the end of the month.
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