A couple of weeks ago, Mercedes-Benz quietly announced the price for its all-electric EQC sports-utility vehicle. A $67,900 starting price for a luxurious, 200-mile, 402-horsepower luxury crossover is a good start for the EQC brand. But the announcement got completely lost in the shuffle in a week filled with buzz about Tesla’s bulletproof, stainless-steel Cybertruck. Even the deserved attention given to Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric SUV was cut short. So where does that leave the play-it-safe luxury electric SUVs from Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and BMW?
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories December 3
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories November 21
Mercedes didn’t have any new electric vehicles to show off at the LA Auto Show, but they did give us pricing for their upcoming EQC. The car will start at $67,900 in the US, or $60,400 after taking the $7,500 federal tax credit into account.
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories November 11
Mercedes-Benz yesterday released an environmental report on its EQC electric vehicle. Much of the report focuses on its full life cycle of CO2 emissions, from the mining of raw materials to final disposal. Only about half of the vehicle’s impact occurs while on the road. The environmental report came two days after Mercedes-Benz launched the EQC in Beijing.
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories October 31
Mercedes-Benz is running into some issues with its first electric SUV, the EQC, as it issued a recall over a problem that could block the transmission. expand full story
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories October 25
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton spoke about several environmental issues and revealed that he’s in the process of swapping out his internal combustion cars for electric ones, in a press conference ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix.
Hamilton also commented on recent rumors that he might switch to Formula E, stating that he has “no interest whatsoever” in joining the series.
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories October 8
The Norwegian EV association put a Tesla Model X, a Mercedes-Benz EQC and a Audi e-tron through an interesting towing test with identical camper trailers.
Here are the results… expand full story
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories September 5
Mercedes was kind enough to invite Electrek out to their Stuttgart headquarters in Southern Germany to show off their growing portfolio of electric vehicles. Mercedes currently offers the eActros semi truck, newly announced EQV electric van, and of course their EQC crossover. We learned quite a bit…
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories May 17
Mercedes-Benz is launching its new EQC electric SUV and they invited us to Norway to test drive it for the first time.
Here are my impressions of the German automaker’s first next-gen electric vehicle. expand full story
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories May 6
Mercedes-Benz says that it started production of the EQC, an all-electric SUV and the automaker’s first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up, and it also started taking orders for the vehicle. expand full story
Mercedes-Benz EQC Stories April 17
Mercedes-Benz unveils special EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV
At the New York Auto show today, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the EQC Edition 1886, a special early edition of the electric SUV that will hit the market later this year.