Mercedes-Benz EQ

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Mercedes-Benz EQ
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owner Daimler AG
Introductory year 2016
Products Automobiles
Markets worldwide

Mercedes-Benz EQ is a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz established by the automobile manufacturer Daimler in 2016 . Daimler itself calls EQ a product and technology brand . In addition, smart's electric vehicles are also referred to as smart EQ. The associated slogan is "Electric Intelligence".

The Mercedes-Benz EQ portfolio is to include all future electrically powered automobiles from Mercedes-Benz as well as related products and services. The manufacturer also uses the abbreviation EQ in EQ Power , which is supposed to stand for the electric and plug ‑ in ‑ hybrid technology from Mercedes ‑ Benz, as well as for the thematically appropriate EQ Ready app for electric mobility.

The batteries for the EQ vehicles come from the factory of the Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive in Kamenz, Saxony .

Concept vehicles

Concept EQ

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ

The Concept EQ was presented at the Paris Motor Show 2016. It is a purely electrically powered concept vehicle in the form of an SUV coupé with permanent all-wheel drive. It has two electric motors with a system output of up to 300 kW, depending on the scalable battery components. The range is specified with up to 500 kilometers. Daimler describes this vehicle as the “harbinger” of its new brand.

Concept EQA

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA

The Concept EQA was presented at the IAA 2017. It is a purely electrically powered concept vehicle in the compact class with permanent all-wheel drive. It has two electric motors with a system output of over 200 kW. The range is up to 400 kilometers, depending on the installed battery capacity. The battery is produced by the Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive ; it is a lithium-ion battery with pouch cells .

Concept EQV

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV

In 2019, the Concept EQV was presented at the Geneva Motor Show , according to Daimler the first purely battery-electric MPV in the premium segment. A series model is planned on this basis and will be presented at the IAA 2019.


The VISION EQS was presented at the IAA 2019, which is intended to be an electric vehicle based on the S-Class and which is expected to go into series production in 2021.



Mercedes-Benz EQC

In 2019, the SUV EQC based on the Concept EQ was the first series model to hit the market. It is to be produced in the Bremen plant and at Beijing Benz Automotive in Beijing on the basis of the Mercedes GLC .

On September 4, 2018, the model was presented to the public in Stockholm and technical data was published.


The compact model EQA, which is based on the Concept EQA, is scheduled to hit the market in 2020. It is to be produced at the Hambach plant in Lorraine .

smart EQ fortwo / smart EQ forfour

Smart EQ forfour

The smart EQ fortwo and the smart EQ forfour are already available in stores from the Mercedes sister brand smart . Like the non-electric model, the Smart EQ fortwo is produced at the Hambach plant.

Individual evidence

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