“In only 10 years, more than 15 percent of new vehicles worldwide will be electrified.”
Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner is certain that connected cars are the next big thing and that connectivity will make electric vehicles more suitable for everyday use.
“We have teams of people working on electric cars. So you never know – you may find Virgin competing with the Tesla in the car business as we do in the space business. We will see what happens.”
Richard Branson, head of the Virgin Group, which is also involved in the Formula E. Are serial EVs next on the list?
“We see electrification as playing a very long-term, strategic role in the automobile industry. We need to transition from gas to electrification.”
GM’s sustainability director David Tulauskas comments on the carmaker’s carbon-cutting efforts and says that electrification is an important market for GM, also because it is [so far] the only company to produce its own batteries and EVs.
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