Plant opened in Virginia, USA

  • Date
    18 September 1980
  • Description

    The American subsidiary Mercedes-Benz of North America opens a new plant in Hampton-Newport News, Virginia/USA, where up to 6,000 mid-range trucks are to be assembled annually from CKD parts kits. The parts kits are supplied by Mercedes-Benz do Brasil.

The U.S. subsidiary "Mercedes-Benz of North America" opened a new plant in Hampton/Newport News, Virginia/USA on September 18, 1980.
The Mercedes-Benz of North America truck range includes five models: the L 1013, L 1113, L 1116, L 1316 and L 1418, and soon a semitrailer model.
Werk Hampton / Newport News, Virginia / USA
Mercedes-Benz L 1413,
USA bodies,
Mobile Air Transport, Direct Air-Truck Service
Mercedes-Benz L 1413