Detroit Bureau on Twitter

Posts Tagged ‘Ola Kaellenius talks Mercedes’

Mercedes-Benz Implementing its Electrification Plans

German maker still sees diesels in its future.

by on Oct.10, 2017

The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A is the luxury brand's move toward an all-electric line-up.

Mercedes-Benz has a broad strategy for integrating electric vehicles into its product line, according to Ola Kaellenius, who is in charge of Group Research at Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz Car Development.

“In the road to emission-free driving we are continuing to pursue a three-lane drive system strategy: we are focusing on highly efficient high-tech combustion engines, systematic hybridization and battery-electric or fuel cell drive,” Kaellenius said.

Product News!

He offered up the insight in response to a series of questions prepared by Daimler’s public relations staff in effort to explain the company’s plans, which also include a role for internal combustion engines and diesel in the future. (more…)