“In the accelerated scenario, we are anticipating 30 percent will be pure e-cars, 40 percent will be hybrids, and 30 percent will be combustion engines.”
Schaeffler CEO Klaus Rosenfeld is apparently embarking on his very own transport transition (Verkehrswende) with this new estimates. Only a year ago, he reckoned that most cars would still be ICEs in 2030.
“Do we think it will come at that extreme level? It is unlikely.”
BMW board member for sales and marketing Ian Robertson said he believes Chinese authorities will tone down their quota for hybrid and electric cars starting in 2018.