When the word Mercedes is mentioned, luxury is what comes to mind most of the time.

Since the early 20th century, Mercedes has provided the market with range-topping executive models meant for speed and comfort. They are now changing their approach and venturing into the world of two-wheeled electric scooters.

At the 2019 Frankfurt Motor show, Mercedes announced a partnership with Micro, a tech mobility company and the two illustrated an e-scooter which wears the three-pointed badge.

Following the announcements, Hyundai, Volkswagen and BMW have all entered the electric scooter market, Mercedes is the next one to breach the market.

In addition to presenting the high-class Vision EQS, the Mercedes stand at the Frankfurt auto show demonstrated a range of lifestyle items known as the Collection.

These included such things as Bluetooth headphones, a toy model of the Mercedes EQC and accessories for the CLA.

Mercedes released a statement on their new product claiming the scooters had only been allowed on German roads since June. It is already hard to conceive of traffic scenes without them.

These electrically powered scooters are proving to be the best means of covering short distances fast and without harming the environment.

Mercedes also added the new E-scooter in the EQ brand family was developed in collaboration with Micro and is specifically designed for those who require flexible mobility solutions.

There were no additions concerning range top speed or any other specifics. It would seem the company is going to sell them in Germany, though there is no word on whether it is going to try and crack through other markets or the charges on these.

One spokesperson for Daimler stated the brand aims to sell the scooters directly to the consumer, but they did not have any further information on mechanical or safety specs.

Daimler did not even release a full photo of the scooter, but just two pictures of the base with the Mercedes Benz logo.

Micro is the same company which worked with French automaker Peugeot on a uniquely designed e-scooter, so it would be unlikely this is going to be a simple badge swap.

Based on the low detail photos though, there are a few similarities to the Micro Merlin X4 that can go up to 15 mph and has a range of up to 15 miles.

Mercedes did give the release period, which is early 2020, though it is not clear in which markets it is going to be launched.

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