Yoshihiko Yamada, Ed Kim.
“I believe that once we are able to manufacture lithium-ion battery cells at the Gigafactory, we will be able to accelerate expansion of the electric vehicle market.”
Yoshihiko Yamada, Executive Vice President of Panasonic, on his company’s partnership with Tesla. The Gigafactory aims to produce 35 gigawatt-hours (GWh) worth of cells a year by 2020.
“The two automakers are diametrically opposed in so many ways. I don’t see Toyota working with Tesla again just because EVs aren’t where their heads are at.”
Ed Kim, an industry analyst for researcher AutoPacific, wo is here looking at why the RAV4 project was destined to come to an end.