Classics Daimler wants to align passenger car business on e-mobility

16:56  22 july  2021
16:56  22 july  2021 Source:   finanzen.net

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The car maker Daimler has made his goals on the way to the age of electromobility and will soon be completely adopted in the passenger car area.

Abschied von der Verbrennertechnologie: Daimler hat bei einem Investorentag seine aktualisierten Planungen für das näher rückende Elektrozeitalter vorgestellt. © Christoph Seder / DPA Farewell to the combustion technology: Daimler has presented its updated planning for the closer-back electrical age at an investor day.

In the future, one wanted to organize the whole business of the car trunk brand Mercedes-Benz on electric driving in the future, the Group announced today. Already in 2025, the Swabia want to achieve around 50 percent of their new sales with fully electric or plug-in cars - these are twice as much as planned as before. It is also prepared for "fully electrical" by the end of the decade.

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Investments More than 40 billion euros

The company announced, between 2022 and 2030 investments of more than 40 billion euros were provided in battery electrical vehicles. In concretely, with Mercedes all new vehicle architectures - the technical basis of car models - from 2025 only be electrical. In the same year you will introduce three new platforms. Also by the middle of the decade, the customer for each Mercedes model should in any case a fully electric alternative to choose from.

In view of the new edition, Daimler now wants to produce even with other companies together on a larger scale battery cells. With partners, one plan to build eight giga factories worldwide with a total capacity of more than 200 gigawatt hours. So far, the Group had rejected an independent large-scale cell production and set on suppliers. The planned battery cell factories are intended to complement the already planned network of nine factories, which assemble battery systems from the cell packets. The next battery generation will be highly standardized and suitable for use in more than 90 percent of all future Mercedes cars, it said.

Polestar 3 electric SUV coming in 2022, will be built in South Carolina .
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