There is something in common, like Donald Trump, President of the United States, and Elon Musk, founder of Tesla. And, every time they get to the tweet, echoes of their jobs usually reach different continents.
A few months ago, it was eccentric South Africa I was discussing Twitter about vehicles used by Tesla to provide technical services that are vans Mercedes-Benz Sprinterand now chairman of the board of the German group Dieter Zetsche, confirmed that both companies are in talks.
The Mercedes-Benz eSprinter will be 150 kilometers long.
In this debate about Musko and his followers, someone regretted that the vehicles to help the most famous electric car brand in the world Diesel, like Sprinter, instead of electric.
At the time, Musk acknowledged that the joint efforts of Tesla and Mercedes-Benz in the future would be interesting for the development of the electric Sprinter: "It's a big van, let's ask"the executive body replied.
And they seem to have been asked and the answer was positive both companies began to explore the possibility of developing this vehicle.
According to Bloomberg, the link is between the two companies Jerome GuillenExecutive Director, who is currently working for the Teslo, but has passed the past for Mercedes-Benz. "Debates are open", The CEO has recognized the Stuttgart star brand. Although he explained that there is still nothing to be closed.
Despite this potential cooperation, the German brand is planning a presentation of the Sprinter's electric model in Europe this year, which will also be called in Europe. eSprinter. It will have an autonomy of 150 kilometers and a single tonne load.
The connection between Mercedes and Tesla will allow for greater autonomy of the electric Sprinter.
There is currently no news that this vehicle will arrive in our country by the hand of Mercedes-Benz Argentina, which manufactures Sprinter since 1997 Juan Manuel Fangio Production Center, from Virrey del Pino, in the province of Buenos Aires.
In the event that Mercedes and Tesla advance in this initial collaboration, you can imagine an electric Sprinter with greater autonomy (Musk models can exceed 500 kilometers) and the possibility of developing a network of chargers to charge the battery. the fastest way