The heart of the automobile continues to beat at the company’s original plant on the banks of the Neckar river in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. Axles, transmissions and engines for Mercedes-Benz vehicles are produced here and sent on their way to assembly facilities around the world. The main recipients are the passenger-car production plants at Sindelfingen, Rastatt and Bremen in Germany, Tuscaloosa in the USA and East London, South Africa.
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With its seven branches, the Untertürkheim plant is one of the company’s most up-to-the-minute production locations. In 2003 alone, parts were manufactured here for more than a million vehicles, equating to daily production of some 4,500 complete drive systems. Every year, the plant welcomes around 1.000 trainees to prepare for their careers ahead.