Mercedes has announced a new compact SUV in the electric car segment, Mercedes EQA. Now, this going to intensify this competition. Right now, Tesla is a leading player in this industry, and its Model 3 surpassed several European automakers.
Tesla has also announced to start its operations in India. It may launch the Model 3 in the Indian market. Now let’s talk about the EQA.
The Mercedes EQA highlights the autonomy that can reach up to 426 kilometers with a power of 140 kW to more than 2000 kW and its batteries of 66.5 kWh. Mercedes-Benz Cars Chief Operating Officer Markus Schäfer a member of the board of directors of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz, further states that the EQA is a way for Mercedes to show how a car can adapt to the needs of its user with the latest in technology.
“Mercedes-EQ aspires to take the lead in the field of electric drive systems and vehicle software. To this end, we have defined some ambitious product development goals and resolved to push forward with the accelerated market introduction of new technologies. The new EQA allows us to show the way we envisage e-mobility as tailored to the needs of our customers. We will offer a whole family of EQA models, with output ranging from 140 through to more than 200 kW, and with front-wheel as well as all-wheel drive. And for those for whom the issue of range is particularly important, our portfolio will in due course also include a special version of the EQA with a radius of more than 500 kilometers according to WLTP. The EQA proves that, by using a tried and tested architecture, it is possible to achieve an excellent compromise between performance, costs, and time to market.”