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Mercedes-Benz’s First Plant Outside Germany Celebrates 70 Years

Mercedes-Benz’s First Plant Outside Germany Celebrates 70 Years

During its seven decades of existence in Argentina, Mercedez-Benz has manufactured innumerable models of cars, vans, buses, and trucks.

The Mercedez-Benz factory in Buenos Aires is the only set up across the world that manufactures vans, buses, trucks at the same site.

Accelo and Atego, which are the trucks and also bus chassis are produced for the domestic market, while the Sprinter van is manufactured for exports.

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The automobile giant celebrates 70 years of its production in Argentina this year.

The Argentinean plant has the credit of being the first manufacturing set up outside Germany. 2021 also celebrates 25 years of the Sprinter van production in Argentina.

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At the moment, the third generation of the Sprinter van which has already achieved a leadership position in the Argentinean market is being produced.

This van which was launched in 2019 has created a benchmark for itself due to its high versatility and adaptability to the needs of the customers.

Besides the Sprinter, the Atego and the Accelo trucks too get manufactured in their manual and automatic variants. Both these are light trucks that are intended for tasks such as the delivery of goods and urban transport.