MBUSI CEO Jason Hoff was recently named as the new Head of Quality Management for Mercedes-Benz Cars. But weeks before the big announcement, I got a chance to talk with him for Southern Automotive Alliance magazine:
Q: Two years ago, Mercedes announced plans for a $1.3 billion expansion of the MBUSI plant in Vance, Alabama, including body shop and upgrades to the logistics and IT systems. Tell us about that.
Jason Hoff: For the most part, that work’s finished. We’re just now launching a new car. We started production a couple of weeks ago where we had the celebration about a week and half ago. So, now we’re getting into the phase of building cars so the last phase for the most part is behind us, and our new body shop is up and running.
Read the article here.