Groundbreaking held for new hub at Mercedes plant


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367457895&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4040448&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367457895 type=script]VANCE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance is undergoing a $70 million expansion project.

Mercedes officials and Alabama Governor Robert Bentley broke ground on a new logistics hub on Wednesday.

The hub will employee 600 people.

The building is slated for completion by the end of 2013.

Since coming to Alabama in 1995, Mercedes has invested $4.8 billion in the facility, including the new expansion project.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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