Find Out with The EQ Ready App
The EQ Ready app helps you decide if an electric vehicle or hybrid makes sense for you. It records your journeys and analyzes your driving behavior to see if your setting and your needs are compatible with electric driving. It takes into account nearby charging stations, distance traveled, altitude and more.
There are thousands of electric charging stations all across Canada, and more are popping up every day. Find charging stations near you by visiting: https://na.chargepoint.com/charge_point. Here you can see all of the charging stations in your area and plan trips knowing where you can recharge along the way.
In most cases, people charge at home and at work when their car is parked and they’re busy doing other things. Plug-in hybrids have a shorter range in fully electric mode but can be powered by the vehicle’s combustion engine for longer trips.
Mercedes-Benz has set many safety standards that all other automobiles follow. The same high safety standards that define Mercedes-Benz cars apply to plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles. The batteries are all safely protected in the event of an accident, and depending on the severity of the accident, the high voltage system is automatically disconnected in fractions of a second.
It is a common myth that electric vehicles can only go a short distance. To see where an electric vehicle could take you, visit http://www.caa.ca/evstations/. Here you can see all of the charging stations in your area and plan possible trips and where you can recharge along the way.
Yes. In fact, they perform even better in areas like torque and acceleration. Because the drive system is electric as opposed to mechanical, the reaction is instant, without the lag of a typical gas engine. Electric vehicles are also quieter and smoother for a more pleasant driving experience.
All vehicles with an EQ badge have an electric or semi-electric powertrain. EQ vehicles are fully electric, with no gas component whatsoever, whereas vehicles with EQ Power are hybrids, featuring an electric motor alongside a traditional internal combustion engine. Vehicles with EQ Power+ are high-performance hybrids from Mercedes-AMG that use electric technology for enhanced all-around performance.