Apr 16, 2015 - 08:24 am

Mark Templin, Mark Reuss.

Mark-Templin“The reality is that in most places, people only buy plug-in hybrids for the tax benefit or carpool lane benefit—and then they never plug them in.”

Mark Templin, executive VP Lexus International, on why his company is not too keen on “plugging in” but might be looking at fuel cells instead. However, if the need arises, Toyota’s range of PHEVs sits there waiting in the background.

Mark-Reuss“We’ve pretty much resolved most of them. We’re doing it and evaluating it.”

Mark Reuss, GM’s head of product development, on the technical challenges the Bolt EV poses. Launch of the 30,000-dollar EV is planned for 2017.


Found on electrive.com
16.04.2015 08:59