Daimler AG plans to establish its first passenger car production in Russia at the Esipovo Industrial Park, about 25 miles northwest of Moscow.
The new plant, which will cost 250 million euros, will be built with a flexible production system capable of building both sport utility vehicles as well as the E-Class Sedan cars when the plant opens in 2019.
“Russia is of strategic importance for Mercedes-Benz and an attractive growth market. That is why we expand our worldwide production network with a new plant at Esipovo Industrial Park,” says Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain Management. (more…)