Mercedes-Benz EQC joins the record of manufacturing constrained fashions
Mercedes-Benz EQC is scheduled for market launch in mid-2019 however we should always overlook about respectable 2019 gross sales quantity, in line with newest experiences from German journal Handelsblatt.
There might be only a handful of automobiles obtainable to VIP prospects round June and the ramp-up isn’t anticipated to achieve quantity till round November. That’s unofficial information, however taking into account different EV launches, we might be not shocked by such a state of affairs.
That manner, earlier information that the EQC is already bought out for 2018 and doubtless additionally in 2019 was moderately unhealthy information, as a result of it suggests heavy manufacturing constraints moderately than extraordinary demand at an honest manufacturing price.
Different German producers additionally encountered issues – the Audi e-tron is already delayed by a number of months.
It’s arduous to say what’s the precise reason for the gradual ramp-up. Possibly restricted provides of batteries (shock)? Along with the newest information about Volkswagen battery provide troubles, evidently electrification is not going to be easy for the Germans.
Supply: Handelsblatt through Electrek