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The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh

22 millionth Mercedes-Benz vehicle, an EQS 580 4Matic, produced at Factory 56 in Sindelfingen, Germany, rolls off the assembly line. 

Factory 56, which opened in 1915, has produced high-end Mercedes-Benz vehicles ever since records began in 1946.

All variants of S-Class, as well as the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, E-Class and S-Class Guard are also built at Factory 56.

20 millionth vehicle built at Factory 56, an S 500 e Plug-in Hybrid from the 222 series, rolled off the assembly line in 2015.





The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh

Mercedes-Benz is celebrating a production milestone at Factory 56 as the 22 millionth Mercedes vehicle, a red metallic EQS 580 4Matic EV, rolled off the production line at its plant in Sindelfingen, Germany this week.

Factory 56, which opened in 1915 as an aircraft factory, has emerged as a centre of excellence for producing high-end Mercedes-Benz vehicles ever since records began in 1946.

The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh

The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh

In addition to the EQS, all variants of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, as well as the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, E-Class, GLC, CLS, S-Class Guard and Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door models are also built at Factory 56 in Sindelfingen.

The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh





“I congratulate my colleagues in Sindelfingen on the impressive production anniversary of 22 million vehicles. Flexible, digital, efficient and sustainable : Sindelfingen is and remains our centre of excellence for luxury class vehicles in the global production network.

“Sindelfingen has an impressive history, while at the same time being ideally positioned for the future: The lead plant in the Top-End luxury segment will produce models using the electric AMG.EA platform from 2025 onwards.” comments Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Production and Supply Chain Management.

The 22 Millionth Mercedes Vehicle, An EQS 580 EV, Rolls Off The Production Line At Factory 56 - autojosh

Thanks to the flexibility of the plant, deliveries of the S-Class rose to over 90,000 units in 2022, an increase of 5% over the previous year, while 19,200 units of EQS were delivered to customers, driven by strong demand in the US.

Back in 2015, the 20 millionth vehicle built at Factory 56, an S 500 e Plug-in Hybrid from the 222 series, rolled off the assembly line in Sindelfingen.





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