“A free parking space for electric cars in the city centre alone will not be enough. We need massive investments in charging infrastructure.”
Clear words from Rupert Stadler, head of Audi. He is calling on the German government to be more active in aiding electric mobility in the country and to dig into the state’s pocket to create real framework conditions.
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“In the automotive industry, Tesla faces very serious threats, particularly from other luxury carmakers that have started to take it seriously and have responded with decent electric vehicles. These companies are still years behind in software, but they hold a major manufacturing lead over Tesla, so that’s a real battle.”
Ashlee Vance, author of the Elon Musk biography, expects that other carmakers will continue to compete with Tesla technology and might prove fierce competitors.
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