Sep 11, 2017 - 08:50 am

Hakan Samuelsson, Takeshi Uchiyamada.

“We bought it with this in mind. We have been working in secret preparing for this. That’s why we can already show the first cars [this autumn].”

Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson on the Polestar brand that the firm bought in 2015 – apparently already with the plan to make it into what he calls a “high performance electric brand focused on progressive performance.”

“In order for vehicles to be powered solely by batteries, we still need two or three more technological breakthroughs.”

Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada here again exhibits his restrain when it comes to fully electric cars and would not say, when Toyota plans to join the all-electric club.


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