“Mercedes-Benz will be ready to be powered solely by electricity this decade,” Daimler said in a presentation. True, the company stressed that electrification will take place where “conditions allow”.
Daimler has unveiled an ambitious strategy to deliver all of the company’s car models by 2025. will have an electric version, and has promised that from this date all new car platforms will be exclusively electric.
Daimler plans to open 8 new electric car battery plants and use a common battery platform in more than 90 percent. of all future cars.
“The transition to electric cars is accelerating, especially in the luxury car segment, which includes Mercedes-Benz. Our main responsibility is to convince customers of attractive products, ”said Ola Kallenius, CEO of Daimler.
Daimler hopes to increase the efficiency of electric vehicles and reach a driving distance of 1,000 km on a single charge.
More and more car manufacturers are presenting plans to switch to electric cars, so it is likely that the days of internal combustion engines are numbered. Last week, EU representatives hinted that the 2035 ban trade in new petrol and diesel cars.
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