Mercedes-Benz Vans has up to now generated further than 25,000 all-electrical vans. The highest vendor for electrical powered vans is the eVito, adopted by the eSprinter and EQV.
We now have a crystal clear objective, we wish to be the foremost firm within the topic of electrical vans within the prolonged expression. And for this we’ve a wonderful starting concern: On the conclusion of 2021, we have been being after but once more the sector chief in every midsize and huge eVans in Europe. We now have plainly aligned our approach to even additional broaden this posture. With the eCitan and, within the upcoming, the EQT, we’re ending our resolution choice this calendar 12 months, giving eVans in all segments.
—Mathias Geisen, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans
As early as 2010, the Vito E-Cell was the initially little assortment of battery-electric vehicles to roll off the technology line. At present’s electrical portfolio includes equally mid-measurement (EQV, eVito and eVito Tourer) and huge-van (eSprinter) vehicles and shall be supplemented by all-electric compact vans (eCitan, EQT) in 2022. The eVito was provided in 2017, adopted by the eSprinter in 2019 and the EQV in 2020.
Mercedes-Benz EQV, eSprinter, eVito
Mercedes-Benz Vans is consequently that includes an all-electric powered design variant in all segments and has electrified its full portfolio. Manufacturing of the upcoming period eSprinter will begin off in Charleston (South Carolina) within the 2nd 50 % of 2023 and can then begin in Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde. Mercedes-Benz has invested round €350 million within the upcoming technology of the eSprinter. Thereof near €150 million euros shall be invested within the adjustment of creation on the 3 vegetation.
Sustainability is a central guiding fundamental precept at Mercedes-Benz, which is why manufacturing in any respect Mercedes-Benz Vans vegetation shall be CO2-neutral from 2022, and consequently additionally the manufacturing of the following know-how of the eSprinter.
Contemplating that 2010, Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed up intensive expertise within the output of eVans, specifically with regard to versatile technology on a single output line. eVito, EQV and eSprinter function from the exact same technology line as their inner combustion motor counterparts. This options the benefit that the manufacturing may be tailored extraordinarily exactly to the precise present market necessities and no extra technology traces skilled to be arrange.
By the end of the ten years, Mercedes-Benz Vans shall be able to become fully electrical anyplace sector circumstances allow. From the center of the ten years, all freshly produced vans shall be fully electrical powered. They’re based mostly totally on the basically new, modular and all-electric powered van automotive structure VAN.EA.
EQT: On giant examination drives. With the long term EQT, which is nonetheless underneath enhancement, Mercedes-Benz Vans will current an electrical powered product variant for industrial and private consumers all through the overall portfolio after eVito, eSprinter, EQV and the upcoming eCitan.
Simply after the efficient winter season screening with a deal with driving basic efficiency, preconditioning capabilities and climate comfort, additional checks with the all-electrical premium tiny van in southern Europe are scheduled for the approaching months. Amongst different components, the pre-air conditioning can be shielded all by charging and driving under full load within the warmth. The EQT rounds off the portfolio this calendar 12 months with a 5-seater, adopted future calendar 12 months by a 7-seater.