Mercedes is Working On A Zero Emission G Class
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One car a majority of motoring journalists and normal people can not afford it the Mercedes G Class. However, Mercedes is seeing through the same Tesla electric car spectacles as it confirms there will be a zero-emission version of the G Class. Zero-emission is professional verbatim for an electric vehicle. But it could also mean a hydrogen-fueled vehicle.
The Germans have long favored hydrogen over battery-powered electric cars. However hydrogen fuel is expensive to transport, it needs to be kept at -40C and that causes all sorts of issues. Not least that hydrogen is highly combustible.
However hydrogen-powered vehicles are simply being left behind by the rise of battery-powered electric vehicles. So the time for hydrogen-fueled cars should be now. A hydrogen-powered vehicle is still seen as a niche product, only a handful of are available to buy.
That said Mercedes is said to be umming and ahhing between making a pure electric or hydrogen-powered G Class. The best bet is that the Mercedes G Class will be pure electric, that is to say, battery-powered. That is to say, it will become even more expensive.
It’s a bit of a turn around for G Class, at one point Mercedes considered scrapping it altogether. But it has been given a second life, Mercedes finally realized the G Class has an iconic status that the sales and marketing department can exploit