“At some point we’re all going to be driving electric cars, probably sooner than many believe. This is a massive transformation for the auto manufacturers; we have to tackle it or we will lose.”
Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann tried to not confirm a report stating he was about to turn the brand into an all-electric carmaker. He did say however, that Opel planned more EVs alongside the Ampera-e.
autonews.com, auto-motor-und-sport.de (full interview, in German)
“The current standards helped the auto companies move from bankruptcy to profitability, and there is no reason they cannot be met.”
Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, comments on the review of emission standards and basically believes a change “makes no sense.”