To facilitate this shift, Mercedes Benz unveiled a complete plan which entails an funding of over 40 billion Euros into battery electrical autos between 2022 and 2030.
Mercedes-Benz plans to arrange eight Gigafactories and plans to set up battery cell capability of greater than 200 Gigawatt hours with its companion. It is planning to forge new partnerships for growth and manufacturing of battery cells in Europe.
“The EV shift is picking up speed – especially in the luxury segment, where Mercedes-Benz belongs. The tipping point is getting closer and we will be ready as markets switch to electric-only by the end of this decade,” mentioned Ola Källenius, CEO of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG.
“This step marks a profound reallocation of capital. By managing this faster transformation while safeguarding our profitability targets, we will ensure the enduring success of Mercedes-Benz. Thanks to our highly qualified and motivated workforce, I am convinced that we will be successful in this exciting new era.”
By 2022, Mercedes-Benz may have battery electrical autos (BEV) in all segments the corporate serves. From 2025 onwards, all newly launched car architectures will probably be electric-only and prospects will probably be in a position to select an all-electric various for each mannequin the corporate makes. Mercedes-Benz intends to handle this accelerated transformation whereas sticking to its profitability targets, the corporate added.
In 2025 Mercedes-Benz will launch three electric-only architectures: MB.EA (EA – electrical structure) will cowl all medium to massive dimension passenger automobiles, establishing a scalable modular system as the electrical spine for the long run EV portfolio. The AMG.EA will probably be a devoted efficiency electrical car platform addressing know-how and efficiency oriented Mercedes-AMG prospects and the VAN.EA ushers in a brand new period for function made electrical vans and Light Commercial Vehicles, which is able to contribute to emission free transportation and cities sooner or later.