Electric offensive at Mercedes-Benz Cars

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has gained a look at their slaughter plan for the electrical offensive at Mercedes-Benz Cars for the Monday Monday. From this it can be seen that important strategic course for electromobility were placed in 2017. The most important pillars of the E-offensive we have summarized for you.

Mercedes-Benz built around the globe electric hub for the production of E vehicles and batteries. The E-vehicles are manufactured at six locations on three continents. The battery, as the heart of the electric car, is considered important key component for the later vehicle. For this reason, the company decided to build the batteries themselves, in the immediate vicinity of their vehicle works. By 2022 Daimler wants to electrify the entire Mercedes-Benz portfolio. Say, every series is offered at least with an electrified alternative. More than 50 electrified vehicle variants are planned in the market.

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A promoting research and development of plug-in hybrids and the introduction of 48 volt systems is therefore in the foreground and is continuously driven forward. For the purely electrified vehicles Daimler currently speaks of ten e-cars, across all segments, from the smart to the big SUV. For this project, the automobile manufacturer reaches deep into the bag and invests ten billion euros in the expansion of his electric fleet over the next few years. In addition, around one billion euros will be invested in a global battery production network within the global production network. This creates a global battery production network, which currently comprises five battery factories on three continents.

The SMART Werk Hambach has already launched the Fortwo Coupe and the Cabrio, the fourth generation of electric vehicles of the cityscrew. The first electric vehicle of the new product and technology mark EQ will run in the Mercedes-Benz plant Bremen from the band. Production start of the EQC, a fully electric SUV, is in 2019. Shortly thereafter, the EQC will also run from BBAC, the joint venture of Daimler and Baic from the band. Further locations for EQ models are the Mercedes-Benz works Rastatt, Sindelfingen and Tuscaloosa (USA), where the model range is extended by each electric vehicle electric vehicles, the top and luxury class or in the SUV segment.

“We build our electric vehicles on six locations on three continents. Batteries are a key component and the heart of the E-car. Therefore, we build our batteries themselves, in the immediate vicinity of our vehicle works. Thus, we are optimally set up worldwide to respond quickly to the demand of our customers. We have set the strategic course for the electrical offensive at Mercedes-Benz Cars. Our global production network is ready for electromobility. We electrify the future.”- Markus Schafer, Member of the area board Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain

For 2018, the completion of the second battery factory is planned at the Kamenz site. At Mercedes-Benz in the Bremen plant, the start-up preparations for the EQC are intensified.

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