Takahiro Hachigo, Ben Scott.
“As the next-generation of mobility products, Honda will evolve products that use electricity as a core technology.”
Takahiro Hachigo is the new President and CEO of Honda Motor Co. and laid out the cornerstones of his strategy. He also made reference to the Clarity fuel cell vehicle, which he intends to introduce on the Japanese market by no later than spring 2016.
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“We recognize the potential of Germany and France. They are the ‘sleeping giants’ of e-mobility, but their EV charging station networks are currently underdeveloped with respect to the size of those countries.”
Ben Scott, senior analyst at IHS Automotive, concludes in a recent report that infrastructure is crucial for EV uptake and sees Europe’s two biggest nations far behind countries like Japan and even the UK, Norway or the Netherlands.