In this Aug. 13, 2012 photo, Mercedes SUV bodies are seen during a tour of the SKD packaging facility at BLG Logistics, Inc. in Vance, Ala. Mercedes is building Semi Knocked Down (SKD)

 

              In this Aug. 13, 2012 photo, Mercedes SUV bodies are seen during a tour of the SKD packaging facility at BLG Logistics, Inc. in Vance, Ala. Mercedes is building Semi Knocked Down (SKD)
In this Aug. 13, 2012 photo, Mercedes SUV bodies are seen during a tour of the SKD packaging facility at BLG Logistics, Inc. in Vance, Ala. Mercedes is building Semi Knocked Down (SKD) car kits for India, Indonesia and Thailand, in a move that will help increase the presence of Mercedes-Benz products in the SUV segment of these markets. U.S. industrial production fell in August by the largest amount in more than three years as factories produced fewer cars and other manufactured goods and Hurricane Isaac triggered shutdowns along the Gulf Coast, according to the Federal Reserve, on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton)