The EQS has been named as one of the 8 semifinalists for this year's North American Car of the Year Award. It's nominated right alongside its ICE sibling in the S-Class.

North American Car of the Year™
Audi A3
Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing
Genesis G70
Honda Civic
Lucid Air
Mercedes-Benz EQS
Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Volkswagen Golf Mk VIII (Golf R/Golf GTI)