VIENNA – Volume production of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class small car is under way at contract manufacturer Valmet Automotive in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The two signed their manufacturing agreement some 13 months ago, and plans call for output of more than 100,000 cars between 2013 and 2016. “Valmet Automotive is complementing our flexible production network of the plants in Rastatt (Germany) and Kecskemet (Hungary) in an optimal way,” Andreas Renschler, Daimler management ...

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