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Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield: Mercedes-Benz launched new era for Alabama

Alabama auto industry

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Twenty years ago, 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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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