Nov 8, 2016 - 09:52 am

Hiroto Saikawa, Jia Yueting, Andy Palmer.

Hiroto-Saikawa“From 2020 to 2025, we foresee an age of electrification. No carmaker will avoid EVs. Toyota does what we assumed it will be doing. Whether you have EVs or not will no longer be competitive argument.”

Nissan’s Chief Competitive Officer Hiroto Saikawa comments on Toyota’s entry into the EV market and called it a “a natural consequence.”
forbes.com

Jia-Yueting“We are starting to see signs of big company disease, such as low individual performance and organisational redundancies.”

This is from a letter that Jia Yueting, CEO of LeEco, wrote to his staff. He announced cost cuts. Investors had feared that the company was spreading too thin before.
reuters.com

Andy-Palmer-Nissan“There is a space clearly above Tesla that today nobody exists in.”

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer again positions the RapideE scheduled for 2017/18 in the luxury segment but also said that “all cars will be EV” in the long run.
ft.com

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2016/11/08/hiroto-saikawa-jia-yueting-andy-palmer/
08.11.2016 09:55