“I read [a news story] recently claiming there will be no ELR successor. I can tell you that’s complete nonsense. Whether the successor to ELR is exactly a compact two-door coupe is still under evaluation.”
Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac president, is herewith dispersing rumours that Cadillac would part from its electric course even though the ELR is not exactly a bestseller so far.
“We want Hong Kong to be the Norway of Asia.”
Veronica Wu, vice president for Tesla’s China operations, here sounds almost as ambitious as her boss. The Chinese branch of the Californian carmaker is to double its workforce in the metropolis and plans to employ more than a hundred people by the year’s end.
“The goal is to make mass-market electric cars as efficient as possible. [We want to] put our own battery business in competition with the outside world.”
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn on the company’s future strategy for batteries. While Renault-Nissan is currently producing its own power packs, it is “open to outside sourcing,” Ghosn said.
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