FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Mercedes-Benz is nearly bought out of electrical vehicles as tight provide chains make it tricky for the luxurious carmaker to stay alongside of emerging call for, its leader government stated on Monday.
Requested about feedback by means of competitors, together with Volkswagen, that call for for electrical cars was once outstripping provide, Ola Kaellenius instructed the FT Long term of the Automotive 2022 convention: “That is in large part true for us as neatly.”
Kaellenius stated the buyer reaction to the corporate’s EQ circle of relatives of electrified luxurious cars have been “so super that we are doing the entirety we will be able to to get the vehicles to the shoppers as rapid as we will be able to”.
Kaellenius additionally teased main points of a fully-electrified platform for its prime efficiency AMG emblem, which he stated can be unveiled at a technique replace the corporate has scheduled for Might 19.
“We are now in complete building of a fully-dedicated electrical structure for AMG, from the bottom up,” he stated, including the platform would hit the marketplace “someday in opposition to finish of 2025”.
(Reporting by means of Christoph SteitzEditing by means of Maria Sheahan and Mark Potter)