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    Mercedes rolls out luxury electric car in duel with Tesla

    Mercedes-Benz guardian Daimler AG on Thursday unveiled a battery-powered counterpart to its high Mercedes luxury sedan as German carmakers ramp up their problem to electric upstart Tesla.

    The EQS is the primary Mercedes-Benz car to be constructed on a framework designed from the beginning as an electric car, moderately than utilizing parts from an internal-combustion car.

    Mercedes underscored the car’s technological options by equipping it with a sweeping touchscreen panel that stretches throughout your entire entrance of the car’s inside in place of a standard dashboard. Tesla and different carmakers are additionally including massive screens to their interiors.

    The EQS is the sibling to the corporate’s S-Class massive internal-combustion sedan, the luxury model’s flagship mannequin that sells for $110,000 and up. The two vehicles intention on the identical higher finish of the market, although the EQS is ready aside by being constructed on the corporate’s electric-vehicle structure, or EVA. Mercedes isn’t saying but how a lot the EQS will price when it reaches clients later this 12 months.

    Daimler mentioned the car will get 770 kilometers (478 miles) on a full cost beneath testing requirements used in the European Union. The firm is providing a 12 months’s free charging by means of Ionity, a community of freeway charging stations constructed by a gaggle of main automakers.

    The hyperscreen in the Mercedes EQS is a 56-inch digital display that replaces the conventional dashboard.
    The hyperscreen in the Mercedes EQS is a 56-inch digital show that replaces the standard dashboard.
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    German carmakers have been slower to develop all-electric fashions till more durable environmental laws and gross sales misplaced to California-based Tesla pushed them to ramp up their efforts. Volkswagen bought 422,000 electric autos final 12 months and developed the ID.3, a compact it hopes will win over mass-market consumers, whereas its Porsche division has come out with the Taycan sports activities car. BMW launched the iX3 electric SUV.

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