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Daimler-Renault-Nissan Alliance Building Engines In 2014

Announcing their latest collaboration, Daimler and Renault-Nissan have declared that they will begin building 4-cylinder engines at Nissan’s powertrain assembly plant in Decherd, Tennessee beginning 2014. The Decherd facility will produce engines for Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti models and at full capacity is expected to churn out 250,000 engines annually. Nissan’s Tennessee plant ensures a strategic location and logistics link, as it guarantees a direct supply of engines for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, built at Daimler’s vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Said Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board, “In the context of our Mercedes-Benz 2020 growth strategy, we have decided that we will expand the production capacities required for this… Continue Reading »


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