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Daimler set to commence work on $1bn upgrade on US plant

October 9, 2018

The company anticipates it will electrify its whole passenger vehicle line-up and provide over 50 battery-electrics, plug-in hybrids and 48-volt mild hybrids in a variety of different sizes and segments by 2022.

Daimler board member, Markus Schaefer, said: “We aim to play a pioneering role in the development of e-mobility and are well-prepared to accomplish this mission.”

The news comes after it was confirmed that Daimler’s brand, Mercedes-Benz, is preparing to unveil the electric EQC SUV.

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