Main features of Mercedes-Benz the country’s largest luxury car manufacturer electrified
  • Restless for Tomorrow inspires a host of exciting initiatives from MB India comprising an intensive product offensive having more than 10 products, inauguration of 100th Mercedes-Benz outlet, innovative customer service initiatives will underline this mantra
  • Mercedes-Benz India is undertaking a host of sustainable initiatives in its production facility: By the end of this quarter, 45% of MB India’s energy requirement will come from renewable resources, made possible with installation of over 4000 solar panels | With this, MB India will be able to produce around 1.6 MW/year and reduce 2600 tons of CO2 per year
  • With all the efforts towards sustainability put together, by 2020 Mercedes-Benz India will be a 75% Green Energy manufacturing facility, another major step towards the company’s global ambition of becoming carbon neutral
  • 100% compliance by the dealership network towards environment protection regulations defined by authorities
  • Highly environment friendly products: All Mercedes-Benz cars are 85% recyclable and 95% recoverable

Chandigarh, January 15, 2020: Mercedes-Benz the country’s largest luxury car manufacturer electrified the entire automotive sector in India with the launch of its product & technology brand ‘EQ’ in India. Brand EQ is a product and technology ecosystem that aims to shape the future of mobility, which derives from the Mercedes brand values of ‘Emotion’ and ‘Intelligence.’ ‘EQ’ is the first dedicated electro mobility brand in the luxury segment and will launch its first product ‘EQC’, in April 2020.

Mercedes-Benz is establishing ‘Sustainable Luxury’ as the future roadmap in India and the launch of the brand ‘EQ” will be an important pillar in that roadmap. The brand ‘EQ’ was launched in India by Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Santosh Iyer, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India at the company’s manufacturing facility in Chakan, Pune.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Martin Schwenk said, “As the inventors of the automobile and pioneers of luxury mobility in India, we are launching the brand ‘EQ’ that will establish luxury electric motoring in India. The ‘EQ’ brand is a key pillar of our ‘Sustainable Luxury’ objective and is the first dedicated luxury electric brand in India. We felt the time was right to introduce EQ brand in India and our first product for India will be the EQC EV. We are confident that EQ will lay a strong foundation for our electric ambition in India, which will see further expansion of our green cars portfolio and also for our future.”

Martin Schwenk elaborated, “With the launch of EQ we firmly announce Mercedes-Benz’s arrival into the new era of electro mobility. We want the EQ brand to create an ecosystem in which electric mobility is reliable, simple and at the same time exciting. The ‘EQC Edition 1886’ illustrates progressive design, exciting driving dynamics and a range more than suitable for daily use. Long-term, worry-free vehicle use is the sole focus for us in launching the EQ brand in India.”