By Dawn Azok
Made in Alabama
Mercedes-Benz has launched production of the all-electric luxury EQS SUV at its Tuscaloosa County plant, part of a global strategy of next-generation technology that is ushering in a new era for Alabama’s auto industry.
Mercedes has invested $7 billion in the state since it arrived in the early 1990s, and Alabama workers began producing the M-Class SUV in 1997. Multiple expansions, new model launches and innovation upgrades have followed, with more than 4 million vehicles shipped from the plant around the world.
Five years ago, the company announced a $1 billion investment in electric vehicle production, adding a state-of-the-art battery factory in nearby Bibb County, which opened in March.
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