More than 100 years ago, Carl Benz founded the Mercedes-Benz plant on the Luzenberg in Mannheim.
While it was the primary goal in 1908 of building a functioning automobile, the plant today represents the complete production process in the worldwide production group for commercial vehicles from crude iron to engine construction to the complete assembly of city buses. With almost 8,000 highly qualified employees working in the foundry, engine construction and bus production, the plant in Mannheim meets the modern challenges posed on commercial vehicles, diesel engines and urban buses.
Today, the Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim places a particular focus on innovative products, economical use of resources and environmental protection.
This trend towards state of the art and environmentally friendly technologies is documented, for example, by the competence centre for zero-emission mobility, in which vehicles with gas as well as hybrid drives are produced.
EvoBus Mannheim’s top priority is the development and production of the Mercedes-Benz Citaro – the world’s most successful city bus – as solo and articulated vehicles. Articulated vehicles are only produced in Mannheim.
In addition, we focus on the competence centre for alternative drive technologies. The development of hybrid and fuel cell buses as part of the future planning of EvoBus is the main area of interest here.
All of these measures ensure job security for the employees at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim, which at the same time is deeply rooted in the region and one of the largest employers and training companies in the Rhine-Neckar district.
As a result, the plant contributes considerably to the development of the business location. The high quality standards demanded by the employees in Mannheim are reflected by the satisfaction of Mercedes-Benz customers around the world.
Responsible site manager
Mercedes-Benz plant Mannheim,
Head of the foundry
plant Mannheim and Atlantis Foundries
Dr. Holger Steindorf
Head of Production at
EvoBus GmbH and Daimler Buses
responsible for the sites in
Mannheim and Neu-Ulm
Plant area:Approximately 899,934 square metres