Maxime Picat, Elon Musk.
“We see that the electric market is not growing at the pace that some thought it should do but we still see that EVs will have their place in the future.”
Peugeot CEO Maxime Picat seems to be in no hurry to force electrification. He thinks that Peugeot will probably need plug-in hybrids by the end of the decade. “Maybe we will go faster than before then but this will be driven by customer needs and by regulations”, he added.
“It’s like taking off from a carrier deck. It’s just bananas. It´s like having your own personal roller coaster.”
These were the words of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, when announcing the new Model S all-wheel drive edition to a crowd of Tesla enthusiasts at the municipal airport near Los Angeles last week.