Li Keqiang, Nick Clegg, Toru Tokushige.
“The government should play an exemplary role.”
China’s Premier Li Keqiang issued a statement online, acknowledging the advantages of clean vehicles like e-buses for keeping pollution and noise levels down. He is calling on “everyone”, including his government, to make use of them.
“Electric cars are one of the most promising of our green industries and we want to secure the UK’s position as a global leader in both the production and adoption of these vehicles.”
Apparently, China is not the only country updating their EV policies. Nick Clegg, Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister, just announced another nine million pounds (14.8m dollars) to top up the GoUltraLow campaign.
“We are planning to also provide the premium scooter and this will be a pretty good market. So I can say about 10,000 units, that’s how much we are planning to produce.”
Toru Tokushige, founder and CEO of Terra Motors, has high hopes for the Indian market and even sees chances to produce some of the components in India.