Andy Palmer, Tobias Moers, Elon Musk.
“From the compliance perspective, if we as a sports car company want to continue to make V-12s — I’d hate to be the guy that killed the Aston V-12 — then we can make the V-12 itself meet the emissions requirement, but you can’t expect your fleet average to be very good. So if you’re going to make your fleet average really good you have to have a low- or zero-emissions car.”
While Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer did not confirm any technical details about the Rapide, he did confirm that it will be coming in the next two years.
“We’ve started the engineering work on hybrid solutions and electrification of the GT. We had a close look at a purely electric driven car as well on the GT, but of course, nothing has been finally decided yet.”
According to Mercedes AMG boss Tobias Moers, we can probably expect a hybrid or even an all-electric version of the GT.
“If we don’t find a solution to burning oil or transport and we then run out of oil, the economy will collapse and civilisation will come to an end.”
Elon Musk called again for more use of renewable energies and described digging up oil and burning it as fuel the “dumbest experiment in history.”