“It wasn’t as successful as we wanted it to be. We really, genuinely thought there would be more market acceptance for an electric car then the market had.”
Richard Emery represents Nissan in Australia and hopes the next-gen Leaf will receive a warmer welcome Down Under. So far, he finds the numbers have been disappointing also due to a lack of government support.
“Many of us have come to the conclusion that GRC would be the perfect place to showcase electric vehicles.”
Michael Andretti sees ralleycross as the way forward in electric racing. Torque needs to be high and with the races short, it could prove indeed a sweet spot for electric cars.
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