Jan 16, 2015 - 09:32 am

Shinzo Abe, Elon Musk, Philippe Klein.

Shinzo-Abe“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.
bloomberg.com via greencarreports.com

Elon-Musk-Twitter“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.

Philippe-Klein“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.


Found on electrive.com
16.01.2015 09:16