Mercedes-Benz Hammer!: 400 million euros for the Düsseldorf location | regional

Mercedes-Benz Hammer!: 400 million euros for the Düsseldorf location |  regional

Düsseldorf – The future of the car lies in Düsseldorf!

Mercedes-Benz is looking to invest 400 million in the Düsseldorf location at Rather Strasse 51. The group wants to use it to upgrade the plant for its new e-sprinter model and build its own production facility. The new model is expected to be launched in 2025.

Mercedes-Benz Vans owner Mathias Giesen on Thursday announced a collaboration with electric start-up Rivian. So you want to advance the electrification of the transporter fleet. A new location in Central and Eastern Europe is planned for joint production.

According to Giesen, the production facilities in Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfeld (Brandenburg) are not at risk: “There will be no job cuts, we need every employee. We plan with the core workforce at least until the end of the decade.” ” About 6,600 people work at the Düsseldorf plant and 2,000 in Ludwigsfeld.

It wasn’t until 2019 that the first Mercedes-Benz E-Sprinter rolled off the assembly line at the Rhenish location. After that the new model should take its place. Transportation vehicles with combustion engines will also continue to be produced there.

The new e-platform “VAN.EA” should then also be the basis for the German carmaker’s flatbed trucks, campers and other transport vehicles with the Star.

READ  Audi Urbanosphere Concept: An electric van from Ingolstadt?
Written By
More from Thalia Vaughn
Forecast raised: exceeds expectations in SAP series
Wednesday 13 October 2021 forecast raised Exceeds expectations in SAP series Europe’s...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.