Mercedes, Volvo idle U.S. plants as H...

Mercedes, Volvo idle U.S. plants as Hurricane Florence approaches

Daimler AG and Volvo Car Group are suspending operations at their new plants in South Carolina after Hurricane Florence prompted orders to evacuate areas in the path of the Category 4 storm. "Mercedes-Benz Vans Charleston plant has suspended operations for September 11 until further notice in anticipation of potential impacts from Hurricane Florence," the company said in a statement.

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