“As far as I know, we are the only profitable company producing electric cars, but only because we could not have survived any other way; we didn’t have money to burn. We make the best electric car, that’s our forte.”
Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of the Croatian electric supercar-maker Rimac Automobili, seems content with only catering to a niche.
“For us, we’ve never been about being first. We’ve been about being best.”
Apple CEO Tim Cook did (of course) not confirm whether the IT giant is working on an EV or not. But he did say that Apple likes to explore a product even if it is never build. But if the company begins to spend money, then it is committed.
“Within the next 15 years, I expect the world will discover a clean-energy breakthrough that will save our planet and power our world.”
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is confident about the future. He announced that, as part of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, he will give one billion dollars of his private money for the development of new technologies to fight climate change.
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