Because of pandemic associated points, Mercedes Benz will probably be closing down its manufacturing facility positioned in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for good.
The manufacturing unit in query is accountable for manufacturing C-Class and GLA crossover automobiles and at present employs 370 folks. The manufacturing unit churns out 20,000 automobiles yearly, and Daimler plans to wind down manufacturing numbers to a full-stop.
Mercedes will nonetheless retain their Sao Bernardo do Campo plant the place massive industrial vans are manufactured, however with the pandemic inflicting a serious loss in Brazil’s gross sales for premium stage fashions, there isn’t a lot hope for this facility to stay in enterprise as their major focus at this plant is passenger automobiles.
“The financial scenario in Brazil has been tough for a few years and was aggravated by the covid-19 pandemic, which prompted a big drop in premium automotive gross sales,” stated J. Burzer, board member of Mercedes-Benz AG.