All three German luxury car makers now have plans to launch battery-electric vehicles before 2020 to counter the unlikely success of California's Tesla Motors. Whether their electric cars are sedans, SUVs, or both, they will likely be sized and priced to compete with the Tesla Model S and Model X now in production. Now that Germany has enacted domestic electric-car sales incentives, it appears that one maker has accelerated its plans. DON'T MISS: Germany's $1 billion electric-car incentive plan approved by cabinet Mercedes-Benz is now planning to add no fewer than four separate all-electric...
Mercedes 'ELC' To Compete With Audi e-Tron Electric SUV In 2018: Report
It's been clear for a couple of years now that the German luxury makers feel they need competitive responses to the startling emergence of electric-car maker Tesla Motors. One by one, the concept vehicles--and production plans--have appeared, first the Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept and most recently...John Voelcker