Mercedes vans are going electric
German car manufacturer Daimler will start selling electric versions of its transporter Mercedes “Vito” in 2018, Handelsblatt reports. The van is Mercedes’ answer to the Deutsche Post’s newly developed electric Streetscooter. It will have a range of 150 km and is geared to delivery companies. Logistics firm Hermes has ordered 1,500 electric vans that will be delivered by 2020, the article says. It will cost 39,990 euros.
Read the article in German here.
See the CLEW factsheet Reluctant Daimler plans “radical” push into new mobility world for background.