Mercedes-Benz creates new electric vehicle platform

While Tesla may have been grabbing headlines, Mercedes-Benz has been working behind the scenes on a new electric vehicle platform which will support four forthcoming electric cars. It is believed that the first such vehicle will make its debut in 2018 in the form of a sedan with three further Mercedes-Benz electric cars expected to follow.

It is believed that the company will directly challenge Tesla in what could be an extremely interesting few years for the electric car market. When a company such as Mercedes but it’s power and influence behind an electric vehicle surely the markets will have to sit up and listen?