Mercedes-Benz has reportedly stopped development on a new electric vehicle platform that was expected to underpin the next-generation EQE and EQS. German publication Handelsblatt, citing several Mercedes insiders, reports that the MB.EA Large architecture has been canceled. This is a result of poor sales of the current EQE and EQS models. Customers aren’t interested in purchasing EQ models, with dealers noting that the EQS sits on showroom floors for months.
So what is the Three-pointed Star planning to do? The existing EVA2 platform - which underpins the current EQE, EQE SUV, EQS, and EQS SUV - will be updated, with the 400-volt setup being replaced with a more sophisticated 800-volt system. Mercedes will also introduce new battery technology and electric motors for improved range. CarBuzz has reached out to Mercedes-Benz USA for comment and will update the article once we receive a reply.

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