“It’s time to introduce a hydrogen era.”
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among the first to receive Toyota’s Mirai fuel-cell model. He is a huge fan and wants “all ministries and agencies” to have one, as well has put in place measure that enable further development of hydrogen-infrastructure.
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“I just think that they are extremely silly.”
Tesla CEO Elon Musk does not see fuel-cell technology as a rival and remains certain that “all cars will go electric.” Moreover, he sees the technology as too complicated to succeed.
“We don’t need that much to get out from the basic range anxiety. We’re going to be there relatively quickly.”
Nissan’s Chief Planning Officer Philippe Klein says the carmaker will present a more powerful battery pack around 2017-2018. He did elaborate on whether the battery would be featured in a new Nissan Leaf, also scheduled for that same timeframe.
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