• Stuttgart, Dec 8, 2020 - On the road to CO2 neutrality, Mercedes-Benz AG is investing heavily in the transformation of the company. In the context of increasing efficiency, this also includes the structural adjustment and realignment of production capacity and volume within the Mercedes-Benz Cars global production network.
  • Stuttgart/Hambach, May 18, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz Cars is expanding its capacities for electric cars in Europe. The Hambach plant in France will produce a compact electric car of the new product and technology brand EQ.
  • Hambach (France), Apr 1, 2016 - After five years as site manager of the smart plant in Hambach, on 1 April 2016, Dr Joachim Betker hands over to his successor Serge Siebert. Dr Annette Winkler, Head of smart: "Serge Siebert has worked at the smart plant in Hambach for many years in various management positions and has an excellent reputation among the team. I am convinced that he will continue Dr Betker's outstanding work and I wish both colleagues good luck and success in their new positions."
  • Stuttgart, Feb 8, 2016 - Production start of the new smart fortwo cabrio in Hambach (France): Dr. Joachim Betker (right), Site Manager plant Hambach, Claude Wurmel, Manager Assembly, and the team during the job number one of the new smart fortwo cabrio at the final assembly.
  • Hambach, France, Oct 20, 2014 - Highly efficient assembly and logistics processes and suppliers directly located on the plant's premises as system partners: the smart plant in Hambach, France, has stood for the success story of an innovative, particularly lean production concept since the decision was made in 1994 to build the plant. In its domain, it has set standards in the automotive industry and continues to do so. Around 1.6 million smart fortwo vehicles have rolled off the plant's production line until today.