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Mercedes-Benz Will Electrify All of Its Models By 2020

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German car manufacturer Daimler, the parent company to Mercedes-Benz, is planning to electrify all of their models in the next five years. In order to achieve this goal, they’ll be attempting to save nearly $4.8 million U.S. due to lower profits from electric vehicles. Daimler joins many other car manufacturers that are announcing their transition to the EV market.

Mercedes-Benz was originally slated to have 10 EQ models by 2022, and their goal is for these vehicles to reach anywhere from 15% to 25% of total sales by 2025. “EQ” stands for “Electronic Intelligence,” and it's how their EVs will be branded in the future. With this new announcement, they’ll be offering 50 different hybrid and fully electric editions of their models. By 2020, their Smart brand will no longer be equipped on gas-powered vehicles.