Has Tesla cleared the way for Mercedes-Benz electric cars?

by Mark Benson on May 24, 2016

Has Tesla cleared the way for Mercedes-Benz electric cars?

Has Tesla cleared the way for Mercedes-Benz electric cars?

If we look at the electric car market today there is no doubt that Tesla has been the front-runner breaking down various barriers and investing billions of dollars. This is a company which continues to go from strength to strength, although the risk profile associated with the company has also increased, but many are now starting to ask the question, has Tesla cleared the way for competitors such as Mercedes-Benz to attack the electric car market?

What can we expect from Mercedes-Benz?

Mercedes-Benz is expected to use the success of the B-Class electric drive to push four new electric models which should hit the market by 2020. The indications are there will be two electric sedans and two electric SUVs which will certainly grab the attention of those looking towards the luxury end of the market. The company has already put together a strong team, which it continues to strengthen, to attack the electric car market but will this be enough to challenge the position of Tesla? [click to continue…]

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