Christina Bu, Nissan.
“The small, plastic-box electric cars are a thing of the past. The uptake has nothing to do with the Norwegian psyche or love of the environment, it came when people started to realise there were huge savings to be made.”
Economic not ecological concerns are driving Norway’s EV boom claims Christina Bu from the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, when looking at the country’s numerous incentives.
“Nissan welcomes any initiative to expand the volumes of electric vehicles. Nissan is the market leader in EVs and has worked with other manufacturers to help proliferate the technology.”
This is a statement of an undisclosed Nissan manager about Tesla’s decision to make its patents available to other manufacturers.