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Mercedes-Benz U.S. International.

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. is the worldwide production location for a variety of large luxury SUVs bearing the three-pointed star. The highly flexible Mercedes-Benz production system allows the Alabama plant to build the GLE-, GLS- and GLE Coupe sport utility vehicles, as well as the Mercedes-Maybach GLS for all global markets. The plant also successfully launched production of the all-electric EQE SUV, EQS SUV and Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV as part of a global push to produce all-electric vehicles at seven locations on three continents.

MBUSI’s state-of-the-art battery factory in Bibb County provides batteries for the new EQS SUV, EQE SUV and Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV. These EQ models are built under the same roof with SUVs with conventional drive and plug-in hybrid drive.

Nearly two thirds of the SUVs produced in Alabama are being exported to almost every country in the world and more than 4 million vehicles have been built since 1997, with more than 295,000 SUVs rolling off the production line in 2023 alone. Mercedes-Benz Cars has invested more than USD 7 billion in the Alabama plant, including a USD 1 billion investment earmarked to construct the battery plant and preparing the plant to produce electric passenger cars.

MBUSI currently employs around 6,100 Team Members with an estimated additional impact of 57,000¹ jobs with suppliers and service providers in the region.


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¹Based on estimates from the Economic Policy Institute that every direct job in vehicle manufacturing supports 9.4 additional American jobs.