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  1. Election reignites calls for change at Democratic PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Decatur Daily

    ... night speech to say that Democrats upset over the loss should be "mad at our own" party. Chief Justice candidate Bob Vance stopped short of calling for a change in leadership but he said the party needs a "new approach" and said promises of help ...

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  2. Nokian Names Plant Manager for U.S. Tire FactoryRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | Modern Tire Dealer

    ... based in Germany. She's worked at other plants during the ramp-up period for both Wacker and for Mercedes in Vance, Ala. "Peter and Gabriele are talented additions to our Nokian Tyres team with roots in Southeast Tennessee," says Mark Earl, senior ...

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  3. breaking Borgers to bring 100 jobs to NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... . "That would bring us up to about 370. We presently are at 292." Borgers officials have announced that production in Vance, Ala. - the company's other U.S. location - will be reduced in the coming months before the plant is closed by the middle of ...

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  4. Nokian hires Tennessee plant manager, human resources leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Tire Business

    ... based in Germany. Ms. Weber, originally from Germany, helped to lead employment ramp-up at Wacker's plant in Vance, Ala., near the Mercedes-Benz plant in the same city. She chairs the human resources board of the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers' ...

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  5. Here is the Borgers plant on Industrial Parkway in Norwalk.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... trims and outer wheel arch liners made for General Motors. This week, Borgers officials revealed production in Vance, Ala. - the company's other U.S. location - will be reduced in the coming months before the plant is closed by the middle of 2019. ...

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  6. German luxury brands face twin hurdles in USMCA and BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... the weight of 40 percent retaliatory tariffs imposed by China on models such as the GLE imported from its plant in Vance, Ala. Although Beijing intended to punish Trump's domestic economy for instigating the dispute, the German carmakers are ...

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  7. Groundbreaking ceremony at the new Mercedes-Benz Battery Factory in Bibb County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | Alabama Live

    ... County plant. Take Kallenius, set to become the CEO of Daimler next year. He spent five years in positions at the Vance factory in the 90s, and then returned in 2009 to serve as president and CEO for a year at Mercedes-Benz US International. Then ...

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  8. Daimler's new CEO adds international flair to MercedesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... Germany. Kaellenius joined Daimler as a trainee in 1993 and moved to work in corporate controlling at Mercedes-Benz in Vance, Alabama before further postings at performance division Mercedes-AMG. He became a management board member for Mercedes-Benz ...

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  9. Lumber company in 'S-Town' podcast announces $28.2 million expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A century-old lumber company mentioned in the popular "S-Town" podcast is announcing an expansion that will create more than 70 jobs. KyKenKee Inc., a family-owned lumber company based in Vance, is planning a $28.2 million expansion to manufacture new projects.

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  10. Mercedes-Benz to import GLC into the U.S. from IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... U.S. are currently built in Bremen, Germany. There are no plans to produce the crossover in the Mercedes factory in Vance, Alabama. "It will help establish supply chain and production infrastructure that can meet North American and European quality ...

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  11. India finds its role for the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... U.S. are currently built in Bremen, Germany. There are no plans to produce the crossover in the Mercedes factory in Vance, Ala. "It will help establish supply chain and production infrastructure that can meet North American and European quality ...

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  12. Mercedes gives new GLE semi-autonomous techRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... will arrive in dealerships in Europe and the U.S. early next year, and in spring 2019 in China. The GLE is produced in Vance, Alabama.

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  13. Manufacturing jobs growing at fastest rate in 23 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | MarketWatch

    A worker installs parts in a Mercedes-Benz C-Class frame on the production line at the Mercedes-Benz US International factory in Vance, Alabama. Employers created 37,000 new manufacturing jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday , the strongest gain since December and the third straight month in which factory job growth accelerated.

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  14. Economic Report: Here's why manufacturing jobs growth has been so strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | MarketWatch

    A worker installs parts in a Mercedes-Benz C-Class frame on the production line at the Mercedes-Benz US International factory in Vance, Alabama. Employers created 37,000 new manufacturing jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday , the strongest gain since December and the third straight month in which factory job growth accelerated.

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  15. European Automakers Rally as Trump Retreats With 'Major Concession' on TariffsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | TheStreet.com

    ... of the largest production facilities of Europe's biggest carmarkers are located in the United States, with plants in Vance, Al. and Spartanburg, S.C. and Chattanooga, Tn., that assemble around a third of the German cars sold domestically. Global ...

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  16. BMW, Mercedes boxed in by tariff battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... customers in China, according to industry association VDA. Mercedes employs 24,000 workers at its assembly plant in Vance, Ala., roughly 8 percent of its overall work force, and announced in October it would spend $1 billion there to begin ...

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  17. BMW to raise prices in China due to trade tensions falloutRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    ... reallocation of vehicles to other markets. The SUV assembly line operated by Daimler's flagship brand Mercedes-Benz in Vance, Alabama, in particular was likely to be hit as sales in the important Chinese market fell. Volkswagen and BMW retained ...

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  18. The market intel for attracting plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Automotive News

    Top, clockwise) Final assembly at Toyota Georgetown; Honda announces a boost at Alliston, Ontario; Mercedes' expanding plant in Vance, Ala. "People and companies think regionally," says Bernard Zwiecki, director of the partnership, which is run through the Center for Automotive Research in Anna Arbor, Mich.

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  19. Daimler warns US-China trade war will hit its profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | CNN

    ... SUV sales and higher than expected costs," which won't be completely passed on to customers. Mercedes has a plant in Vance, Alabama. It has said previously the majority of the SUVs it produces in Alabama are exported around the world but declined to ...

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  20. LUXURY: BMW takes top spot; supplier disruption hampers MercedesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Automotive News

    The fire at Meridian's plant in Michigan hampered production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Ala. Photo credit: FOX 47 YouTube screen grab A supplier fire that hobbled crossover and SUV production cost Mercedes-Benz USA the top spot in the luxury U.S. sales race in June.

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