Oliver Blume, Eric Garcetti, Hiroji Onishi.
“We are resolutely taking on the challenge of electric mobility. Even with solely battery-powered sports cars, Porsche is remaining true to its philosophy and offering our customers the sportiest and technologically most sophisticated model in this market segment.”
Dr. Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Porsche Executive Board, comments on the manufacturer’s decision to go ahead with the all-electric sports car Mission E.
“It makes financial sense to adopt electric vehicles, it makes climate sense and it makes great city sense.”
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, advices other cities to further push electrification. Los Angeles currently has the largest electric fleet in any U.S. city.
“Toyota has taken 10 years to sharpen a sword. This year marks the start of a hybrid era in China.”
Hiroji Onishi, Toyota’s chief executive officer for the China region, is happy that starting next year, buyers of the Levin and Corolla hybrids in the cities of Tianjin or Guangzhou will be allowed to enter the license plate lottery normally reserved for PHEVs.