Apr 14, 2016 - 07:29 am

Mark Fields, Dietmar Exler.

Mark-Fields-Ford“What he’s done with Tesla has been amazing. The biggest benefit he’s done is raise the awareness of electrified vehicles.”

Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields doesn’t shy away from the topic of Elon Musk and admits that Tesla is shaking up the competition.

Dietmar-Exler“It’s all well and nice to offer an electric vehicle. But, if the average consumer can’t afford it, we have a problem.”

Dietmar Exler, head of Mercedes-Benz USA, is not convinced that because of cost, as well as the used car market, EVs will not pose a real threat for the conventional car market for several years.


Found on electrive.com
14.04.2016 07:27