The launch date of the new factory in Solnechnogorsk district, Moscow region was announced by the Governor of the region Andrei Vorobyov.
The company producing Mercedes-Benz cars expected to be launched in April this year in accordance with the original schedule.
A new production site was laid in 2016, the summer in the industrial Park “Esipovo”. The volume of investments amounted to more than 250 million U.S. dollars.
In November last year, began commissioning work, and by April of this year the plant is ready for serial production.
The first model will be the E-Class. It will also produce Mercedes SUV segment: GLC, GLE and GLS for the principle of full cycle. Just annually planned to produce 20-30 cars. Other models will continue to import from USA and Europe.
The company will employ 1,000 professionals, most of them teach in the open in 2017, the College town Wedge.