Mercedes unveils an electric sibling for flagship S-class

The Business Times | Sep 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Mercedes-Benz gave car buyers a glimpse of the top-end of its electric model plans, showing off a sleek silver battery-powered concept version to complement the flagship S-Class sedan.
  • The future for stellar returns on powerful and heavy sedans is darkening with the need to cut fleet emissions.
  • Homegrown problems have also beset the world’s biggest luxury carmaker, like production hiccups of the popular GLE SUV alongside growing regulatory scrutiny over its diesel emissions that have torpedoed the company’s earnings forecasts.