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Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV

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Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

EQS SUV, the first all-electric Mercedes-EQ built in the US, successfully rolls off at Tuscaloosa plant.

Mercedes-Benz says the all-electric EQS SUV will be exclusively produced in the United States for global markets.

Its battery systems to be supplied by the recently opened Mercedes-Benz Battery Factory in Bibb County, Alabama.

Available in 335-hp EQS 450+ base model and high-performance EQS 580 4MATIC version that produces 536 horsepower.





The SUV offers plenty of space, comfort and connectivity for up to seven passengers in its luxurious interior.

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

Mercedes-Benz has officially started production of the all-new, all-electric EQS SUV model at its Tuscaloosa plant in Alabama, where large SUVs bearing the three-pointed star have been produced since 1997.

Tuscaloosa serves as a key production location for Mercedes-EQ luxury electric Sports Utility Vehicles : the EQS SUV and the EQE SUV, which goes into production later this year.

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

According to Mercedes-Benz, the EQS SUV will be exclusively produced in the U.S for global markets. The start of the production is a key step in Mercedes-Benz Cars’ global initiative to produce eight all-electric vehicles at seven sites on three continents this year.





Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Production and Supply Chain:

“Our production network is very well positioned for the sustainable and rapid scaling of electric vehicle volumes. With the new EQS SUV joining our production portfolio of all-electric Mercedes-EQ models, we reached another important milestone in our strategy to go all electric by the end of the decade – wherever market conditions allow. I am absolutely sure that our great Tuscaloosa team will make the electric SUV another global success.”

The EQS SUVs Highly efficient battery systems will be supplied by the recently opened Mercedes-Benz Battery Factory in Bibb County, Alabama. The battery, based on a modular architecture that is also used in the EQS and EQE Sedans, will allow the EQS SUV to travel more than 372 miles on a full charge.

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production Of All-electric EQS SUV - autojosh

The EQS SUV is the third model series with this architecture developed for electric vehicles, joining the luxury EQS sedan and the sporty executive EQE sedan.

Available in 335-hp EQS 450+ base model and a high-performance EQS 580 4MATIC version that produces 536 horsepower, the SUV offers plenty of space, comfort and connectivity for up to seven passengers in its luxurious interior.





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