Mercedes-Benz HPC North America (Mercedes-Benz HPC NA), a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and MN8 Energy, has inaugurated its first US charging hub in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The hub is the first step in the JV’s commitment to deliver 2,500 chargers within at least 400 charging hubs across North America by the end of the decade.
Globally, the Mercedes-Benz Charging Network aims to build more than 2,000 charging hubs with over 10,000 charging points by the end of the decade in the US, Europe, China and several other markets.
Franz Reiner, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG. says: “The Mercedes-Benz Charging Network expands global charging options for customers of all EV brands to promote clean, electric mobility. In North America, our strategy is clear: focusing on where EV drivers are and where they are going to enhance the North American EV charging map while setting new standards for quality and customer experience. These efforts will pave the way for greater EV adoption here in North America and around the world.”
“With the official launch of the Mercedes-Benz Charging Network in North America, we aim to set a new standard for a quality charging experience for the entire industry,” comments Andrew Cornelia, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz HPC North America LLC. “Our driver-first network will deliver some of the fastest charging speeds and will be openly accessible to all EV drivers from day one.”
Mercedes-Benz Group has commited to create a carbon-neutral value chain by the end of the next decade.