Mercedes-Benz’s electric eSprinter van is finally coming to the US

Mercedes-Benz all electric eSprinter van
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Mercedes-Benz announced that it would start producing an all-electric version of its popular Sprinter van in North America and Europe starting in the second half of 2023.

The Mercedes eSprinter will have a large 113kWh battery resting under the floor between its axel, which is estimated to propel the van to a range of 248.5 miles (400 km) on highways and 311 miles (500 km) in the city, based on Europe’s WLTP standard. (The US Environmental Protection Agency is more conservative in projecting EV range.) No word yet on a suggested retail price for the van.

The van will start production at Mercedes’ Charleston, South Carolina plant later this year, which could make the eSprinter eligible for the $7,500 EV tax credit. The van will also go…

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