“With dieselgate, the world understood that diesel is last year’s model, that the environmental problems are too big and that a change of direction is needed.”
Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) at the University of Duisburg-Essen, focuses on the positives aspects of the cheat. If only diesel were truly that yesterday already…
“We are seeing now that there is a lot of competition between cities. If we were taking the costs, we could go to 300 cities in the world. Everyone would welcome us.”
Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E, explains his new business model. With demand that high, cities or promoters have to cover the cost of hosting the electric racing series.
“1,000,000 Auto Units production capacity per year now looks like a real possibility.”
Trip Chowdhry, analyst at Global Equities Research, is a regular guest at the Tesla facility in Fremont. Apparently, the production site is to double in size and is currently capable to churn out about half a million EVs.
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