Daimler’s Mercedes Eyes Record 2012 Output, Automotive News Says

Daimler AG (DAI) wants to produce a record 988,110 Mercedes-Benz brand cars and sport utility vehicles in Germany in 2012, Automotive News Europe reported, citing internal company documents.

Daimler, which is based in the German city of Stuttgart, is targeting total output including the Smart and Maybach brands of 1.52 million units in 2012, Automotive news said.

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