“We see lower gasoline prices as a temporary phenomenon, and if history teaches us anything, it’s that energy market fluctuations — both up and down — are unpredictable.”
David Tulauskas, GM’s director of sustainability, reinforces the company’s commitment to electrified vehicles, further stressing that in other markets like China and Europe gas is still “expensive” anyway.
“A taxi driver will do 150-200 miles in a day, so the idea is the driver will top-up once during the day and travel the whole day on electric power.”
Peter Johansen, CEO of London Taxi Company, promotes the firm’s black cabs, which will be offered fully electric but with a range extender from the end of 2017.
“The future of mobility is zero-emission, so Le Mans must be the same.”
Pierre Fillon, president of Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) who organises Le Mans, suggests a purely electric 24-hour race. We’d like that!
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