Mercedes-Benz East London Plant
(Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing South Africa (Pty) Ltd.)
Overview
Visitors' Address
Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
East London Plant
7 Settlers Way
Gately Industrial Township
East London, 5200
South Africa
Postal Address
Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
East London Plant
PO Box 671
East London, 5200
South Africa
Phone
Phone: +27 431 706-9111
Production
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan (right- and left-hand drive)
C-Class for right-hand drive markets: The current C-Class is already the third generation to be produced in South Africa’s Eastern Cape district. The plant has been exporting sedans to right-hand drive markets since 2000.
Since the production launch of the current C-Class in 2007, the facility has also been exporting left-hand drive vehicles to the U.S.
Starting in 2014, the East London plant also will produce the successor generation of the C-Class.
Facts & Figures
Plant area
603,600 sqm
Built-on plant area
265,075 sqm
Number of employees (as of December 31, 2014)
3,076
Plant founded
1948
Annual production (as of December 31, 2014)
45,881 vehicles
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