• Stuttgart, Jun 29, 2022 - 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.
  • Rastatt, Feb 27, 2020 - The electric initiative in the Mercedes-Benz Cars global production network has reached its next milestone: the production launch of the first Mercedes-Benz compact vehicles with plug-in hybrid drive at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in southern Germany is an important strategic step for the plant, and was successfully implemented.
  • Rastatt, May 24, 2019 - The five millionth Mercedes-Benz compact vehicle "Made in Rastatt" since production of the first A-Class began back in 1997 has rolled off the production line at Mercedes-Benz's Rastatt plant. This marks a historic production milestone for the A- and B-Class and the GLA at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Rastatt.
  • Rastatt, Nov 16, 2018 - At the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant the series production of the second latest-generation compact model has begun in the form of the B-Class. Mercedes-Benz is continuing the tourer's success story.
  • Rastatt, Apr 19, 2018 - The start of the new A-Class at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Rastatt, 90 km west of Stuttgart in Germany, is the trigger for the production of the new generation of compact cars in five plants on three continents.
  • Rastatt, Germany, Jul 4, 2017 - The Mercedes-Benz compact car plant in Rastatt, 90 km west of state capital Stuttgart, is a major industrial location, and the largest employer in the region.
  • Rastatt, May 29, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz is consistently pursuing its electric offensive: The Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant will produce compact class EQ models in the future. The decision is based on a declaration of intent, which the company has set up with the works council.
  • Rastatt, Mar 2, 2017 - Start of production at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in Germany: Site manager Thomas Geier (3rd.f.r.) with his team at the end of the assembly line of the new GLA.
  • Rastatt, Jun 30, 2015 - The Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant will also produce the next generation of Mercedes-Benz compact cars. Between now and 2020, Daimler will invest around one billion euros in the further technological development and expansion of production at the location. At the same time, within the framework of the "Transformation Plan" for the Rastatt plant, the company and Works Council have agreed a package of measures that will lead to significant improvements in the location’s competitive position and ensure stable employment for the next years.
  • Rastatt, Germany, Dec 4, 2013 - The first GLA rolled off the production line at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant. The new compact premium SUV was unveiled at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September. The range of models offered by Mercedes-Benz thus continues to grow, with the GLA being the fourth of a total of five new compact models.
  • Stuttgart/Rastatt, Feb 1, 2011 - Spacious, innovative and safe, the compact models of the Mercedes A and B-Class score with their high practicality, and have found favour with more than 2.5 million customers as a result. An extraordinary one-off example has now been built at the Rastatt plant, and shows the B-Class in a completely new light: a B 55 with a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive.
  • Rastatt, Sep 15, 2010 - Following the start of production of the smart fortwo electric drive and theB-Class F-CELL by the end of 2009, the company is now gearing up the production of its third electric passenger car: the Mercedes-Benz A Class E-CELL. With the electrified A-Class, Daimler aims to gain experience concerning the integration of battery-electric drives into four-seated vehicles and the use by customers in order to consistently apply this technology to other models in the future. A total of 500 locally emission-free vehicles based on the current A-Class will be manufactured at the Rastatt site.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2010 - Mercedes-Benz delivered its 2.5 millionth compact vehicle to a customer in March 2010. “We’ve set the standards for premium compact vehicles with the A- and B-Class, and we plan to further exploit our outstanding position in this segment in the future,” said Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Head of Sales and Marketing Mercedes-Benz Cars. “We want to attract new customer groups and also achieve growth in additional markets with the successor generation in this segment.”
  • Rastatt/Stuttgart, Oct 22, 2009 - Mercedes-Benz is further expanding its center of excellence for compact vehicles by enlarging its Rastatt plant with an investment of 600 million euros. In addition, a further 800 million euros will be invested in a new plant at the Hungarian location of Kecskemét. The Company’s total investments for these two locations thus amount to approximately 1.4 billion euros. The first vehicles of the successor generation to the current A- and B-Class will roll off the assembly lines in Rastatt from the end of 2011.
  • Stuttgart/Rastatt, Mar 22, 2005 - The first series-production Mercedes-Benz B-Class rolled off the assembly line at DaimlerChrysler’s Rastatt plant.