which drives the front wheels with a peak power of 85 kW. The Mercedes Benz eVito panel van is equipped with a water-cooled AC on-board charger (OBL) with a charging power of max. 11 kW.
The entry into the emission-free future at Mercedes-Benz Vans started on the last mile in the transport segment with the eVito in 2018 and the eSprinter 2019 with purely electric drives. Now follows the newly introduced eVito Tourer for passenger transport. The concept is envisaged as an emission-free vehicle for ride-sharing services as a shuttle service vehicle or as a large-capacity taxi. We were able to gather our first personal impressions at a press presentation by Mercedes-Benz Vans in Berlin.
In a dialogue with Andreas Böger, Head of Sales New Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Vans Germany, we look to the future of emission-free vans.
One of the most popular delivery vans in Germany has an electric counterpart by its side - the eSprinter. Mercedes-Benz's commercial customers will in future be able to choose between the conventional combustion engine and the emission-free electric motor for the Sprinter. With the first generation of the eSprinter, the investment costs for the operational infrastructure are a decisive cost factor in addition to the purchase price. An app, which will be available in spring 2020, is intended to bring more transparency to investment decisions.
In addition to the EQ series in the passenger car sector, the automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is also working on expanding electromobility in the small van sector. As part of a press presentation, the new eVito and eSprinter electric transporters were presented in detail and made available for test drives. In autumn, Mercedes-Benz Vans will start delivering the first series vehicles of the electrically powered eVito. In a short interview with Simona Kugel, Product Manager eDrive @ Vans at Daimler AG, we take a look at the future of electromobility at Mercedes-Benz Vans. GCM: The ... Continue readingMercedes-Benz presents eVito and eSprinter