Mercedes Just Made a Huge Play That Could Threaten Tesla’s Home-Battery Business

Solar Push

Mercedes-Benz is taking a direct shot at Tesla’s solar push and battery business.

The luxury carmaker announced on Thursday it would partner with Vivint Solar to sell a smart solar ecosystem to California residents, aiming to challenge Tesla’s new solar-roof rollout on its turf.

As part of the partnership, Mercedes will introduce its at-home battery to the US market for the first time, while Vivint will provide solar-panel installation.

The solar installer also is expected to provide a smart-home experience — Vivint Solar announced a partnership with Vivint Smart Home at the Consumer Electronics Show in January that Lees verder

Via:: Artikelen van Futurism.com

      

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