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Mercedes-Benz opens a new battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama, a few months ahead of the start of production of all-electric Mercedes-EQ model EQS SUV in the United States (U.S.)
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Mercedes-Benz opens a new battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama, a few months ahead of the start of production of all-electric Mercedes-EQ model EQS SUV in the United States (U.S.)
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Aerial view of the new Mercedes-Benz battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama.
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The new Mercedes-Benz battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama.
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The new Mercedes-Benz battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: The new battery plant produces all battery systems for the EQS and EQE large SUV models, which are manufactured exclusively in the USA.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of the lithium-ion batteries for the EQS SUV and EQE SUV is CO2-neutral and takes place on a production line around 300 meters long with more than 70 work stations incorporating a fully digitalized production process.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: The state-of-the-art battery plant uses a variety of Industry 4.0 technologies and comprehensive digitalization with MO360, the digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: At the battery factory all battery components are connected to form a complete system. It includes a variety of components including up to twelve cell modules with pouch or hardcase cells and the so-called EE compartment for the intelligent integration of the power electronics.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: At the battery factory all battery components are connected to form a complete system. It includes a variety of components including up to twelve cell modules with pouch or hardcase cells and the so-called EE compartment for the intelligent integration of the power electronics.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of batteries for the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV is set on an approximately 300 meters long production line with more than 70 production stations and with a high number of automated as well as manual production steps.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: At the battery factory all battery components are connected to form a complete system. It includes a variety of components including up to twelve cell modules with pouch or hardcase cells and the so-called EE compartment for the intelligent integration of the power electronics.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Comprehensive sustainability was a central element of the planning criteria. Forklifts for example are powered by hydrogen.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: The state-of-the-art battery plant uses a variety of Industry 4.0 technologies and comprehensive digitalization with MO360, the digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: The state-of-the-art battery plant uses a variety of Industry 4.0 technologies and comprehensive digitalization with MO360, the digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of the lithium-ion batteries for the EQS SUV and EQE SUV is CO2-neutral and takes place on a production line around 300 meters long with more than 70 work stations incorporating a fully digitalized production process.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of batteries for the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV is set on an approximately 300 meters long production line with more than 70 production stations and with a high number of automated as well as manual production steps.
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of batteries for the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV is set on an approximately 300 meters long production line with more than 70 production stations and with a high number of automated as well as manual production steps
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Production of batteries for the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV is set on an approximately 300 meters long production line with more than 70 production stations and with a high number of automated as well as manual production steps.
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Michael Göbel, Head of Production North America and President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz US  International (MBUSI)
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Battery production at the Mercedes-Benz Bibb County plant, Alabama: Michael Göbel, Head of Production North America and President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz US  International (MBUSI) – 1st from left - together with the team.
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Key Visual: Opening of the new battery plant in Bibb County - “Power for a new generation”
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Key Visual: Opening of the new battery plant in Bibb County - “Power for a new generation”
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Mercedes-EQ: Global production network - vehicle and battery plants.
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Mercedes-EQ: Global production network - battery plants.
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Mercedes-EQ: Global production network - vehicle plants.
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CO2-neutral energy supply: Two solar projects with Alabama Power are planned to cover the plant's entire electricity needs from 2024.
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Own exit: A sign refers to the Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa/Alabama.
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Tuscaloosa plant, Alabama, USA, M-Class production, 1997
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Line: The M-Class has been built in Tuscaloosa, Alabama since 1997.
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From the production line in Alabama to the world: Mercedes-Benz M-Class.
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Aerial view of the Mercedes-Benz plant Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Aerial view of the Mercedes-Benz plant Tuscaloosa, Alabama/Customer Center
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: The EQS SUV will be manufactured CO2-neutrally on the same production line as the SUV models with combustion engines.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: Maximum flexibility enables the assembly of different models and drive types on one line. This becomes evident, for example, at the “marriage”, the connection of body and drivetrain.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: Thanks to MO360 and the consistent application of Industry 4.0 technologies, the Tuscaloosa plant is one of the most modern automotive production facilities in the world.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: The highly flexible Mercedes-Benz production system allows different models and drivetrains to be assembled on a single production line enabling the plant to adapt to shifts in customer demand.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: Thanks to MO360 and the consistent application of Industry 4.0 technologies, the Tuscaloosa plant is one of the most modern automotive production facilities in the world.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: In addition to the GLE, GLE Coupé, GLS and Mercedes-Maybach GLS two electric models will be added to the production line, equipped with batteries from the nearby Bibb County plant.
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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa: Around four million vehicles have left the Tuscaloosa plant since 1997, with around 260,000 SUVs rolling off the production line in 2021 alone.
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