Van for Asia rolls off assembly line at SsangYoung

  • Date
    April 1995
  • Description
    Series production of a light van jointly developed with Mercedes-Benz on the basis of the MB 100 starts up at the Pyungtaek plant of South Korea's SsangYong Motor Company. In Korea the van will be sold under the name Istana by the SsangYong sales organisation. From early 1996 it will be sold under the designations MB 100, MB 140 and MB 180 by the Mercedes-Benz sales organisation in Asian markets outside Korea.