“The Stone Age did not end because there was no longer any stone, and the Oil Age will end before the world runs out of oil.”
Dr. Sae Hoon Kim, head of environmental R&D for Kia and Hyundai, says that the company improved the performance of its fuel cells by 40 percent since 2008 and “it will be 100 percent better by 2020, when we introduce the next-generation fuel stack.”
“The fundamental problem is the rules today incent people to create carbon; this is madness.”
Tesla CEO Elon Musk told students during a presentation at the Sorbonne in Paris that only a carbon tax will accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy.
“The NEV strategy for Audi is very clear: We now will deliver more PHEVs to the market, and then the battery technique gives the real advantage to the customer, that is the distance customers can drive in a battery electric vehicle.”
President of Audi China Joachim Wedler says that to break through Audi´s new energy vehicle strategy, “we need a complete, functional charging structure all over China.”
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