EP 8 - Truck Factory

U • Technology • Science

With over 11,000 employees, the MercedesBenz factory in Wörth is the largest truck factory in the world. Every day more than 400 fully roadworthy trucks leave the assembly line. From there, they are exported worldwide sometimes via the factoryown container port. The report accompanies the development of a tractor unit Actros from the initial sketches by industrial designers to preassembly in the engine plant in Mannheim to the final assembly of the truck in Wörth.

Cast: Heiko Sedlack

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    49 min

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    47 min

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    45 min

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Language

Hindi

Genre

Technology, Science

Director

Heiko Sedlack