Elon Musk hints at partnering with Daimler’s van

Mercedes Benz eSprinter van

Tesla Inc could be interested in partnering with Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz on an electric version of its Sprinter van, CEO Elon Musk stated on Twitter on Monday.

“Maybe interesting to work with Daimler/Mercedes on an electric Sprinter. That’s a great van. We will inquire,” Musk responded to a comment by a Twitter user asking about an electric van.

The latest generation of Sprinter vans debuted in February 2018 and Mercedes-Benz plans to offer electric versions from 2019.

Tesla did not immediately replied to a request for comment.

Daimler refused to comment if it was open to collaboration with Tesla, but a spokesman stated it was pleased by Musk’s interest in the van.

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