Mercedes-Benz prepares for launch of electric battery production in Poland


German automotive company Mercedes-Benz will launch the production of electric car batteries at its plant in the Polish south-western town of Jawor in October

Initially, the production of batteries for plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles will begin with the launching of the plant's first production line. Two other lines will be ready for production in the first quarter of 2022. The plant's annual production capacity is to reach 100,000.

Daimler AG and its Mercedes-Benz brand have invested over PLN 3 billion (EUR 670 million) in its Jawor complex since 2018. From November 2019 to today, the factory has already produced almost 60 thousand conventional engines. Ultimately, it will produce 500 thousand engines per year.

The plant is to employ up to 1,300 persons.