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04 Sep 2018

Mercedes, BMW and Audi start German assault on Tesla with new electric cars


Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen’s Audi and BMW will all unveil new electric cars in the coming days in a “German onslaught against Tesla’s dominance of the fast-growing market for premium battery cars”, report Esha Vaish and Laurence Frost for Reuters newswire. Mercedes-Benz is set to unveil its much-anticipated electric SUV, dubbed EQC, in a world premiere for the carmaker’s electric EQ sub-brand on Tuesday in Stockholm. BMW will showcase its Vision iNext on Sunday, 9 September, while Audi will launch its e-Tron SUV on 17 September, according to a Handelsblatt report.

Read the Reuters article in English here.

Find the Handelsblatt article in German behind paywall here.

For background on this topic, read the dossier BMW, Daimler, and VW vow to fight in green transport revolution.

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