“We don’t preclude it someday.”
Carla Bailo, Nissan’s senior vice president for R&D, on plug-in hybrids. While she did not say never, she clarified that hybrids could obviously not be part of the zero emission strategy the company is currently driving forward.
“Tesla reminds me of the early days of the internet hype, when all sorts of companies were traded for billions at the stock exchange even though they had never made a penny.”
Willi Diez, head of the Institute for automotive industry in Geislingen, Germany, has his reservations about the electric car prodigy but is impressed how far Tesla actually has come as it is now about to expand its model range.
stuttgarter-zeitung.de (In German)