Economy of Germany
Rescue workers are on the scene at factory 56 in Sindelfingen, which assembles the S-Class, according to the Bild newspaper.
According to a German newspaper report citing police, the suspect was detained after the shooting at the factory.
It added that the background of the shooting is still unclear.
Next month's 7th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will bring together top executives and industry leaders from the international cruise sector to discuss the challenges and potential of the industry and highlight the importance of the region and the need for new destinations to keep pace with the industry's rapid growth and emerging trends.
Factory orders in Germany dropped 5.3 percent in November compared with the previous month, on a sharp drop in foreign demand, official figures showed on Jan. 6.
New orders, an important indicator for Europe's biggest economy, dropped for the third time in four months following a 0.6 percent uptick in October.
German factory output fell in March, official figures published on May 6 showed, as Europe's economic powerhouse registered the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Production was down by 3.9 percent on the previous month, according to the federal statistics agency Destatis, having risen for five months in a row.