Rus News Journal

Mercedes Sprinter will assemble in Russia

The agreement signed in the presence of Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin, assumes the organisation of manufacture of commercial cars of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter on Gorki car factory in Nizhni Novgorod.

next year Daimler and GAZ will conduct preparation of localisation of manufacture and components, to modernise existing manufacture of commercial cars of GAZ, to create new capacities and to prepare the personnel.

will sell and serve rosijskie Mercedes through an existing dealer network of Mercedes-Benz and with support of the separate dealer centres of GAZ.

Investments of company Daimler into the organisation of manufacture of cars of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter on GAZ exceed FIGURES of 100 million euro. The annual volume of output averages about 25 thousand cars of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.


Gorki car factory (GAZ) - the basic industrial active «Groups GAZ» and the largest manufacturer of commercial cars (a fully loaded mass from 2,8 to 8,2 in Russia. GAZ share in the Russian market of commercial cars exceeds 50 %. The service-marketing network of the stamp GAZ is the largest in Russia, it unites 260 centres of sales, and also 240 HUNDRED in Russia and in the CIS.

Daimler Group engages battalions of Mercedes-Benz Cars (cars), Daimler Trucks (cargo vehicles), Mercedes-Benzs Vans (vans), Daimler Buses (buses) and Daimler Financial Services (financial services) and is one of the largest manufacturers of cars of a premium-class and the worlds largest manufacturer of commercial technics.