Baden-Wrttemberg’s Minister President Winfried Kretschmann (Grne) will guide you through the country in the Mercedes EQS in the future. Mercedes Sales Director Britta Seeger downhill the all-electric counterpart to the S-Class at Kretschmann’s headquarters in Stuttgart. “My new company vehicle is a very good example of sustainable Mobilitt, made in Baden-Wrttemberg,” said Kretschmann. Germany must go from being the world champion in setting goals to the world champion in implementing it if the transformation of the automotive industry is to succeed. After all, hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Sdwesten were also attached to the transformation.
“It is a great honour and pleasure for us to once again provide Minister President Winfried Kretschmann with the official vehicle. The EQS stands for our claim on the way to an emission-free and software-driven future,” says Seeger. By the end of the decade, Mercedes will be ready to become fully electric. In order to achieve this goal, a close alliance between business and politics is crucial, especially with regard to the rapid expansion of a flat charging infrastructure and the availability of green electricity.
Kretschmann in front of Baerbock
The vehicle is an EQS 580 4Matic with a new price from 135,000 euros. On request of the Automobile Week A Mercedes spokeswoman explained that the vehicle would be made available on leasing terms without going into detail. The State Ministry in Stuttgart responded to a request from the Automobile Week after the actual costs for The company car of Kretschmann zunchst not. Spter explained a spokesman that they had agreed not to disclose. However, government representatives usually receive special conditions from the manufacturers. According to Mercedes, regulr will pay for the EQS 580 4Matic with a term of 36 months and a special payment of 27,107 euros as well as a mileage of 45,000 kilometers for a private customer 1225 euros per month for commercial customers it is 900 euros. In the subscription model with insurance and maintenance, the EQS even costs just under 3000 euros per month in this implementation.
Kretschmann’s company car election regularly triggers debates. In recent years, the head of government has driven an S-Class plug-in hybrid, a GLC F-Cell with fuel cell and an Audi e-tron as a test. He had once said flippantly about the S-Class, in which he felt like a sardine. The members of the traffic light coalition are also increasingly switching to electric vehicles. This is how Kretschmann precedes the Auenminister Annalena Baerbock with his official vehicle. According to the ministry, it has also ordered an EQS, but has not yet received it. What other ministers are driving, the Automobile Week found out in an exclusive request.
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