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FEATURE ARTICLE
Mercedes-Benz Prepares Car Production Network for New Electric Portfolio
Emphasizing a dedication to in-house development and manufacturing
of e-drive systems and axial-flux permanent-magnet motors,
Mercedes-Benz is preparing its car production network for its
new electric portfolio. Expansions in battery production and supply
are also key elements. Highlights of the far-reaching plans,
announced June 29 in Stuttgart, include:
Mercedes-Benz foresees a highly flexible production
network for " electric only " : Management and employee represen*
tatives reach consensus on future European production setup.
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EA platform (AMG Electric Architecture) from 2025.
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Architecture).
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Top End Luxury: Sindelfingen, the lead Mercedes-Benz
plant for high end vehicles to produce models based on the AMG.
Core Luxury: The Mercedes-Benz plants in Bremen,
Germany and Kecskemét, Hungary to manufacture vehicles in
Europe based on the MB.EA platform (Mercedes-Benz Electric
Entry Luxury: The Mercedes-Benz plants in Rastatt and
Kecskemét to produce the repositioned models of the MMA platform
(Mercedes Modular Architecture) from 2024 in Europe.
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Highly efficient battery systems to be supplied by the
global Mercedes-Benz battery production network.
Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture
its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric
vehicles as the world's most valuable luxury car brand prepares to
go all electric by the end of the decade - wherever market conditions
allow. The future product portfolio will focus on three categories:
Top End Luxury, Core Luxury and Entry Luxury as outlined in
the company's Economics of Desire event in May.
Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of MercedesBenz
Group AG, Production and Supply Chain: " Following the
successful launches of Mercedes-EQ models in recent months,
we are taking the next step: To outline the plan for our future production
setup. Together with the employee representatives, we
The Mercedes-Benz plants in Sindelfingen, Bremen, Rastatt and
Kecskemét will start production of new models in the Top End
Luxury, Core Luxury and Entry Luxury segments from the middle
of the decade.
The Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen site is the lead plant for the Top
End Luxury segment and will produce models based on the electric
AMG.EA platform from 2025. The Mercedes-Benz plants in
Bremen, Germany and Kecskemét, Hungary to manufacture vehicles
in Europe based on the electric MB.EA platform. Rastatt
and Kecskemét will also produce the repositioned models based
on the MMA platform from 2024 onwards. As part of implementing
the Mercedes-Benz 2022-2026 Business Plan, the company is
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are consistently implementing the Mercedes-Benz strategy towards
'electric only'. The global Mercedes Benz production network
is sustainable, digital and flexible. We are ready for the rapid
scaling of electric vehicle volumes - not least thanks to our highly
qualified and motivated team worldwide. With the new production
setup we are further increasing our flexibility and efficiency and
securing the future of our locations. "
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