30 May '17, 6pm

Mercedes-Benz Announces First EQ Production for 2019

Mercedes-Benz Announces First EQ Production for 2019

Mercedes-Benz has announced that the first of its new line of EQ-branded electric vehicles will start production in 2019, starting with the EQC. Luxury-class (Mercedes code for bigger) models will follow. Thomas Geier, plant manager for the site, said that Rastatt will be “the center of competence for the production of new compact EQ models.” The first cars will actually roll off of the assembly line at a different plant in Bremen, however, which is currently home to C-Class models including the GLC SUV. The first car, now officially called the EQC, will see production in 2019. Luxury-class EQ models will come from the company’s Sindelfingen plant. SEE ALSO: New ‘EQ’ Electric Car Sub Brand Will Beat Tesla By 2025 The announcement comes as part of the plan for their Rastatt, Germany, plant. The plant is their lead facility for compact cars, and is the current home to the A-...

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