The Russian representative office of Mercedes-Benz оформило type approval (ОТТС) on cars in Russia.
ОТТС includes several versions of the model of the E-class. It is noteworthy that the certification extends to all possible body variants: sedan, wagon, coupe and even a convertible. A total of 23 modifications listed. It is unlikely that you are in конченом in the vicinity of Moscow on the conveyor belt, but the company has the right, on the Russian market, one of these machines, if your Assembly will be located.
The action ОТТС starts on 31. March and runs until 30. March 2020. Engage Assembly is the company “Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing rus”, located in the industrial Park “Есипово” in Solnechnogorsk district of the Moscow region. Mounting kits will be delivered from Stuttgart, Germany.
The construction of the factory for the production of passenger cars of Mercedes-Benz in Moscow began in the year 2017. The German company had planned to invest in the project at least 15 billion euros, creating thousands of jobs and ensure the production capacity of more than 20 to 30 thousand cars per year.
Even then, it was known that in the factory four-passenger car models, Mercedes-Benz: sedan E-class and crossovers, GLC, GLE and GLS will produce.
While Mercedes-Benz no date of commencement of sales, retail call prices of cars of the Russian production.
In mid-January, it was reported that the installation works at the newly built plant of Mercedes-Benz come to an end. The company shall be delivered in the second quarter of this year.
We will remind, recently it became known about the beginning of the Assembly of the SUV Haval F7 in the special economic zone “node” in the Tula Region. The construction of the automobile plant Haval ended in August 2018. The finished production complex production hall includes stamping, welding, painting, Assembly, workshop, as well as the production of components. Because it used to be, in the first Phase, the plant will produce 80 million vehicles per year in the localization of 30%. In the second Phase it is planned to increase the maximum power of the company to 150 thousand cars per year and increase the level of localization — more than 50%.
Meanwhile, Ford is about to decide the fate of his Russian works. Two weeks ago it was announced that the company saves the plant under Peter, and put on its conveyor-SUV. At the same time, the future of the production sites of Ford Sollers Naberezhnye Chelny and Elabuga remains questionable.