Mercedes-Benz Electric Strategy

Mercedes-Benz Electric Strategy

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to go all electric by the end of the decade – market conditions permitting. From 2025, all newly launched chassis will be electric only; between 2022 and 2030, Mercedes intends to invest over €40 billion to facilitate the move away from conventionally powered cars. Also from 2025, there will be an all-electric version of every model the company offers.


The year 2025 gains even greater significance following news that Mercedes will also launch three new, electric-only modular architectures in the form of the MB.EA (medium to large sized cars), AMG.EA (a performance-oriented platform) and VAN.EA (for electric vans and light commercial vehicles).

Supporting this grand plan, Mercedes-Benz will establish eight new factories producing next-generation batteries with capacities of more than 200 gigawatt hours (even higher density ‘solid state’ batteries are in the works). The company also aims to improve vehicle recharging standards with its new, seamless ‘Plug & Charge’ system, while expanding the charging network in partnership with Shell; by 2025, there should be over 30,000 recharging points across Europe, China and North America. In our next issue (arriving November 19th), we will have the first details of the new EQE electric ‘business saloon’ from AMG.

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