Commercial vehicle and bus production in Brazil

  • Date
    7 October 1953
  • Description
    Mercedes-Motores S.A., set up by Alfred Jurzykowsky in São Paulo, is renamed Mercedes-Benz do Brasil S.A. In April 1955 Daimler-Benz AG receives a 25 % share in the company's stock in return for the delivery of machines and the licence rights for the production of the L 312.
The brazilian Mercedes-Benz plant in São Bernardo do Campo, with various vehicles intended for the Brazilian market, including a U 25 of the 401 series, ca. 1956
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil