Mercedes begins production of the electric crossover EQCMay 6, 2019
The electric car will be produced at the facilities of the company in Bremen (Germany). Later this year, the German premium brand will also begin building its electric crossover in China.
The new era for Mercedes-Benz has just begun with the production of the very first in its history all-electric crossover EQC. The electric car will be produced at the facilities of the company in Bremen, where they also assemble the C-Class (sedan and station wagon), as well as the GLC and GLC Coupe crossovers. According to representatives of the concern Daimler, which includes the company Mercedes-Benz, a huge investment in the production capacity of the plant in the German Bremen, provide the ability to manufacture cars with different types of powerplant on the same line.
Depending on the preferences of the markets, the process can be effectively adapted.
“With the Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover, we are entering a new era of mobility,” comments Britta Seeger, board member of Daimler AG, responsible for sales of Mercedes-Benz cars. “This is part of the growing family of Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles, combining such characteristic features of the brand as quality, safety and comfort. We offer our customers a progressive design and unique driving comfort, as well as a high power reserve, guaranteed by capacious batteries. ”
The Bremen plant will also monitor the production of the EQC crossover in China. In the People’s Republic, Mercedes will be assembling an electric crossover from the end of this year on the capacities of the joint venture Beijing Benz Automotive Co.
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