Company: Daimler Parent Company: Mercedes-Benz Group Subsidy Source: multiple Location: Alabama County: Tuscaloosa Project Description: automobile assembly plant expansion Year: 2009 Major Industry of Parent: motor vehicles Specific Industry of Parent: motor vehicles Subsidy Value: $100,000,000 Program Name: multiple Awarding Agency: multiple Type of Subsidy:
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 1,000 Capital Investment: $290,000,000 Source of Data: The value and detail of the subsidy package are taken from: Dawn Kent, "C-Class tax abatements OK'd," Birmingham News, July 22, 2011. See also: "Vance to make new C-Class," Birmingham News, December 3, 2009. Notes: The 2009 subsidy package was assembled by the state and local governments for relocating Mercedes-Benz sedan production from Germany to Alabama. The package included: $10 million in cash grant from the state; a $10 million cash grant from the local governments, $15 million in tax abatements; and $65 million for job training. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: two 2010 Alabama Industrial Development Training entries totaling $906. Source Notes: If an online information source is not working, check the Tracker inventory page for an updated link.