Reviews Mercedes finished PHEV development - an end to plug-in hybrids by Daimler

19:00  08 september  2021
19:00  08 september  2021 Source:   auto-motor-und-sport.de

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Mercedes will develop no more new in hybrids plug. The end of this drive configuration was recently revealed at the IAA in Munich.

  Mercedes beendet PHEV-Entwicklung - Schluss mit Plug-in-Hybriden von Daimler © Mercedes / Patrick Long

It is not so long ago, the plug-in hybrid was loudly praised from many corners of the automotive industry as an important bridging technology on the way to more electric cars. At Mercedes the other side seems to have been achieved because of the bridge facing a demolition. Okay, that may sound one, as it is not very dramatic at the end. On the outskirts of IAA Mobility in Munich it was said that they would not develop new PHEV more in Stuttgart.

A new PHEV at the IAA

We asked at Mercedes, and in fact we confirmed a spokesman. "That is correct The emphasis here but in new development, because the current fourth generation of our plug-in hybrid powertrain (in GLE, S-class and C-class), we will offer even in future models. " A new plug-in hybrid from Mercedes is also currently on display at the trade fair in Munich, which is mounted conceptually different. In AMG GT 4-door 63 S E Performance is a complete system that is - as the name suggests - turned to maximum performance and puts it in the composite of four-liter V8 and 150-kW electric motor to an impressive 843 system PS. The

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of the development schedule does not provide for new PHEV more, strictly speaking, no real surprise. Finally, the Stuttgart had already announced that there will be 2025 for each model an all-electric variant and the nationwide switch is on pure electric drive at the end of the decade in the calendar. Mercedes is currently working at the world premiere of a hyper-efficient electric cars, which unwinds up to 1,000 km range per charge - working title: Vision EQXX . In the coming year, the cloth should be drawn from the alleged windschlüpfigen skin, also a luxury SUV EQS has been announced for the 2022nd however, for the plug-in hybrids, it therefore remains at maximum e-ranges of up to 100 kilometers. Perhaps you believe yes, the new Mercedes EQE that this is the right way? Look at the little brother of EQS in our slide show.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid Starts North of $40K .
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