Düsseldorf – A big stage for the world’s number-one van: today the Sprinter celebrated its 20-year anniversary at the Mercedes-Benz Düsseldorf plant. More than 250 guests including politicians, economists and the media plus employees from the six worldwide Sprinter production sites in Germany, Argentina, China, Russia and the USA attended the official celebration at the Düsseldorf plant.
The Sprinter has been impressing customers since 1995 and is now on the road in over 130 markets as the “world van” among commercial vehicles. Over 2.9 million Sprinter have been delivered to customers since its start of production.
Well-wishers at the official celebration included Hannelore Kraft, First Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, and Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans.