“Gasoline has been the primary fuel of the first hundred years. Hydrogen will be the primary fuel game of the next hundred years.”
Takeshi Uchiyamada, Toyota Chairman, on the launch of the Mirai fuel cell sedan. He went on enforcing the Japanese carmakers new strategy, calling FCVs a “social and economic gamechanger.”
“We know there is a good potential in India for Tesla. Based on demand there could be a manufacturing plant in Asia and India could be one of the possible locations.”
Jay Vijayan, Chief Information Officer for Tesla Motors, on the company setting eyes on India, which could be opened up as a new market for the luxury EVs as early as 2015, given that taxation and legislation issues would be addressed.
“The only thing early adopters will have to worry about is how to answer all the questions they’ll get from their neighbours.”
Toyota USA group vice president and general manager Bill Fay is on track to truly make the Mirai FCV a gamechanger just as the Prius prove to be.
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