After a phase of suspension of production and short-time work caused by the Covid-19- pandemic, the Mercedes-Benz personal car plants in Untertürkheim, Berlin, Hamburg, Sindelfingen and Bremen have successfully restarted production on April 27. On 20 April the engine and component plants in Untertürkheim, Hamburg and Berlin gradually recommenced production first, followed by the Mercedes-Benz car plants in Bremen and Sindelfingen.
International Mercedes-Benz car plants are also restarted production in Romania, Hungary and the United States.
Production of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles has also resumed. The Mercedes-Benz Truck Wort plant resumed operations on 20 April, while the Sprinter minibuses in Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde resumed operations on 27 April.
The main priority is the health of employees. To protect the employees, the company has taken precautions to prevent infection and has agreed on a comprehensive package of measures with the General Works Council and introduced these in the plants. These include hygiene and cleaning standards, regulations to maintain a minimum safety distance of 1.5 metres and the use of masks covering mouth and nose in production.
This restart of production is a positive signal for all of us, and we are ready to resume deliveries to our Domenikss customers and recieve new orders.