Mercedes: laying of the first stone for the new factory in Moscow
The Daimler Group has organized the classic ceremony of the laying the first stone of the new Mercedes plant, which will be built in Moscow, and will be operational from 2019 with the initial assembly of the E-Class sedan.
Following the plant will also host the production of GLE, GLC and GLS SUVs. For the Moscow factory, the German carmaker will invest more than 250 million Euros and all the activities will be managed by the new Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Rus company.
Once running, the plant will employ about 1,000 employees and will allow Mercedes to further strengthen the already good sales results in Russia where the German brand has more than quadrupled its volumes over the last decade.