Stefan Sommer, Dieter Manz, Tim Cook.
“Electromobility is coming – and in view of current controversies over car emissions, perhaps even sooner than we first thought.”
ZF CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer gives us his reasoning on why the supplier chose to set up a dedicated electric mobility division at its Schweinfurt base.
“Germany needs a Gigafactory.”
Dieter Manz, CEO of engineering firm Manz, is urging the German automobile industry to make its own batteries as otherwise nothing but dependance from imports awaits. However, some might say that it is already a little too late to recover the gap.
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“It would seem like there will be massive change in that industry, massive change.”
This is Apple CEO Tim Cook pushing the rumour mill around the iCar, while raising pressure on established carmakers. Yet, he did not say anything a little more concrete.