Mercedes-Benz Düsseldorf plant to become competence center for electric-drive Sprinter

By mmillikin The Mercedes-Benz plant in Düsseldorf, which will produce the next-generation of the Sprinter van, will also produce the electric-drive version.

Over the next few years Mercedes-Benz Vans will be investing a total of around €150 million (US$171 million) in electrifying its commercial range, based on the Vito and the Sprinter. The business unit can make use of existing modular construction technologies deployed by Mercedes-Benz Cars and benefit from economies of scale.

At the Düsseldorf plant around €300 million (US$342 million) is being invested in the production of the next-generation Sprinter. The relevant employees are undergoing training to prepare for work on the

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