Mercedes is now significantly taking into consideration axing the to start with product of the EQ lineup. The EQC noticed the light-weight of working day back again in 2018. The profession of this generation on the electric powered crossovers stage ought to be over, in accordance to reports, by 2023.
In accordance to a letter sighted by Business Insider, the premium carmaker has currently declared its revenue associates that the EQC creation will end on May possibly 3rd, 2023. That would be in fewer than a yr from now. The Mercedes kahunas have to vacation resort to this radical transfer subsequent gradual gross sales. Only 3,825 clients requested an EQC in its home market place, Germany, previous year. And it nonetheless was the model’s greatest yr so far. With small figures like these, the Mercedes EQC still outpaces rivals this kind of as the Audi e-tron and the Jaguar I-Speed.
The EQC is not readily available in the United States. A report from Automotive Information though showed, back in 2021, that the model would strike American soil by 2025. Which is now unlikely to materialize. It remains to be found if a feasible upcoming technology would be in the playing cards for the current market in between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans.
But the future of the Mercedes EQC is a massive dilemma for the Mercedes executives. With the impending MB.EA architecture, due not before 2025 and especially created for medium to massive versions, and with the EQC creation coming to a halt in 2023, the future of the design is in problem. The present-day EQC, as properly as Audi’s e-tron, are employing platforms exclusively intended for combustion engines. Meanwhile, the EQA and the EQB also roll off the assembly line with the very same MFA2 architecture as their ICE-powered siblings.
Mercedes is consistently bringing high-riders in its EQ lineup. The EQS SUV is the initial of them. Meanwhile, the EQE SUV has been participating in disguise and seek out with the carpazzi on community roads in Germany, as extended as at the Nurburgring.