According to the news Mercedes’ Vision EQXX concept Having achieved 1,008 km (626 miles) on a single charge with 15% of polisher capacity still remaining, the brand’s Chief Technology Officer Markus Schafer has said that the next chapter of the story is “dealing with the aspect of polishing.” sportier edge”.
Speaking in a tech interview after running the EQXX range, Schafer said that “My team is very excited, they have a lot of ideas for what’s next. If EQXX only deals with the efficiency aspect of e-mobility and takes it to the highest level, then I want to mention another aspect, which is the sportier aspect.
“You know we have sub-brands like AMG, and they’re also moving to electric. We also want to tell the story of what is happening in the home EV sports arena over the next few years, so I would say stay tuned, there will be some news in the next few weeks about what we are doing power / EV / side sport. ”
Mercedes dipped its toe in a hot pool EVswith it EQS 53 and EQE 53 AMG Models. Last year, the company confirmed that all-electric performance models would be coming, with the 43 and 53 branded models getting the feature.
Key to the future performance of the Mercs EV will be the axial flux e-motor following the British acquisition of Yasa, which has been working on this technology.
“Our partnership with Yasa in the UK in Oxford is a very important part of our sports powertrain and performance powertrain going forward. We have different e-motor architectures – radial motors for the Mercedes side and super compact and super powerful axial motors for the performance side of the house. This is enough to build another vision to show what will happen on the AMG side in the next few years.”
The EQXX is the product of a partnership between Mercedes and the UK-based F1 team, and this link can be further strengthened for future products from the firm’s AMG division.
“We are using it [the link] The current. Over the past two years, it’s been a close collaboration that hasn’t happened before. We have become Formula E champion and develop our in-house electronic motor in the UK. The electrification side of F1 is on the rise and in the next generation 2025/26 the F1 side will focus more on systems thinking, inverters, e-motors and battery technology, so there’s a lot of it. transformation – technology and spirit.
“It is the combination of this spirit and the circulation of ideas, a brutal driving force for improvement, a real necessity and a nice add-on to our mass-produced cars. , combine the two together. It’s a unique asset we have, we have two world champions in our house here, so why shouldn’t we work together? ”
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