“We are now on a trend of 3,000 cars a month in the U.S., which is about 36,000 cars [a year]. The next step is moving up to 4,000 a month, which is going to be approximately 50,000.”
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan, apparently has such high hopes for the new Nissan Leaf, that they even defy arithmetics.
“I hear people say electric cars are just glorified golf carts that are slow and unable to travel very far. People also worry that it will be a hassle to recharge their battery, and that after three or four years, it will die, because that’s their experience with laptop computers.”
Chris Umiastowski is the growth investor for Globe Investor Strategy Lab and places his best bet on Tesla. He thinks that most people do not yet understand the full implications of electric transport.
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