The company set up in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Juan Manuel Fangio took over the chairmanship of the Board of Directors of Mercedes-Benz Argentina S.A.
The factory’s prospects grew as investment was announced for the production of the Sprinter (T1N).
The parent company assigned production of the Sprinter with “right-hand drive” and other adaptations required by the countries concerned to the Argentinean subsidiary.
MB Argentina announced the start of its exports to China and, in its 19+1 version, to Germany. The export of locally produced vehicles to the parent company’s country represented a landmark event for the Argentinean motor industry.
The company invested in the installation of a new production line (NCV3) and in the development of motor parts.
as of 2012
Production in Argentina will switch over to the current generation of the Sprinter (NCV3).