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Mercedes-Benz To Expand Production Network

With a commitment of 300 million Euros, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has given the green light to expanding the transmission production capacity for Mercedes-Benz cars. This is because the current transmission plant at Stuttgart has been running at full capacity, and the company sees the additional capacity as an important factor to the company’s 2020 growth strategy. Andreas Renschler, Member of the Daimler Board of Management for Manufacturing and Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz Vans, explains: “The expansion of our production network to include an additional location for transmission assembly is designed to perfectly complement our existing capacities. Our goal here is to serve the high customer demand… Continue Reading »


Gaggenau Plant Produces It 5 Millionth Transmission

Five million. By any measure, whether it be sales, currency or units produced, it’s a significant number. All the more so when you’re talking about Mercedes transmission units, which are not a mere collection of casings, forks and gears. The precision work required to produce components that need to withstand hundred of pounds of torque and yet last decades means that quality is a foremost concern. Recognized as a competence center in the Mercedes production network, the Gaggenau plant is tasked with producing three types of manual transmissions. The first is for the A- and B-Class cars that leave the assembly line in Rastatt and Kecskemet in Hungary. The are… Continue Reading »


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