Alain Uyttenhoven, Jim Lentz.
“We could react rapidly but currently there’s no intention.”
Alain Uyttenhoven, Vice President of Lexus Europe, is no fan of the plug-in hybrid drivetrain but admits that Lexus’ strategy could change once technology and infrastructure improved and allow cable-free charging.
“I’m more bullish on fuel cell than I was on EV. I think the cost of fuel cells is going to be substantially less than in an EV.”
Jim Lentz, CEO for Toyota North America, is convinced that California’s plan to have more than 50 hydrogen filling stations in the next two years, will be enough to support at least 10,000 of Toyota’s fuel-cell cars, due to arrive in 2015.