Mark Walker, Pasquale Romano, Fast Company.
“London has not got its act together on electric vehicles. There’s a real lack of clarity at the moment as to what London wants to achieve with EVs and what infrastructure you need to provide to make that happen.”
Mark Walker, UK Managing Director of the car-sharing service Zipcar, on what he finds a rather chaotic regulatory situation in the British capital. It remains indeed unclear, who is to take responsibility for London’s 1,300 charge points.
“PG&E’s proposal will hamper the industry, is bad for ratepayers, bad for EV drivers and bad for California’s emissions reduction goals.”
In the eyes of Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, Pacific Gas and Electric’s plan to erect 25,000 charge points in the Golden state is a monopolistic threat rather than a blessing.
“While other automakers are experimenting with fuel cells as niche vehicles, Toyota is the only one to engineer a global release, making all of its fuel-cell components in house.”
It was the Mirai FCV that convinced the Fast Company magazine to include the Japanese carmaker in its list of the 50 most innovative companies.