Ribbon cutting announces new addition to Mercedes Benz plant

VANCE, AL (WBRC) - A ribbon cutting will open on a big addition at the Mercedes Benz Plant in Tuscaloosa County.

Governor Riley and officials from the German automaker will officially open a $290-million body shop at the Vance plant.
The expansion will help in the transition as Mercedes Benz moves production of its C-class model to Tuscaloosa County.

The new addition brings the Mercedes Benz investment in Alabama to a billion dollars.

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