Business expansion
Baden-Württemberg; Stuttgart;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
8 April 2022
Foreseen end date


Mercedes-Benz, a German manufacturer of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, announced plans to hire 1,000 software developers at the newly built Electric Software Hub at the Mercedes Technology Center (MTC) in Sindelfingen, Germany.

Mercedes-Benz invested over €200 million in their new software center to take a leading role in electric drive and car software. With the opening of the Electric Software Hub Mercedes-Benz announced on April 8th 2022 the creation of 1,000 new jobs for software developers at their site in Sindelfingen, Germany. At that time the company declared that 700 software developers had already been recruited.  As of April 2022, it is unknown by when the job creation will be completed.

Mercedes-Benz Group, located in Stuttgart, Germany, has two subsidiaries, Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-Benz Mobility, both are listed on the stock exchange. The annual revenue in 2021 was €167,9 billion.



Eurofound (2022), Mercedes-Benz, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 106659, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106659.