The production of the new C-Class Saloon starts in Bremen. The first car has already rolled off the assembly line of the production facility in Germany.
Four plants are set to work on the new C-Class: the lead plant Bremen the plants in Tuscaloosa (USA), East London (South Africa) and Beijing (China) will gradually transit from the current model to the next generation.
For the assembly of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the plants make use of state-of-the-art digital production technologies and forward-looking Industry 4.0 solutions, making it possible to optimize the material flow, further increase efficiency and flexibility and further improve ergonomics for employees.
The new C-Class is the image of sportiness mixed with emotion and intelligence. With pure and clearly drawn contours from the front to the rear end, with new alloy wheels and with the introduction of new colours, new mid-size sedan C-Class brings the latest in active safety through the use of innovative driver assistance systems.
The car is optionally available with a fully digital instrument display with the three visually different styles “Classic”, “Sport” and “Progressive”. For the first time in this model series, MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with ULTRA RANGE high beam are available.
There are more than 12,500 employees at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen, making the facility the largest private employer in the region. No less than ten models are currently rolling off the assembly lines there: the Saloon, the Estate the Coupé and the Convertible of the C-Class, the Coupé and Convertible of the E-Class, the off-road vehicle GLC, the GLC coupé and the two roadsters SLC and SL. More than 420,000 cars saw the light of day in Bremen last year.