Sep 12, 2017 - 07:08 am

Ken Kcomt, Julia Hildermeier.

“Our customers told us that affordability was their biggest issue. They’re not necessarily willing to pay for more range if they don’t need it. For 80 percent of EV buyers, 150 miles is a good number.”

In other words, range comes at a price, and one that Nissan Leaf customers are not willing to pay according to Ken Kcomt, Nissan’s director of product planning for passenger cars and sports cars.

“European carmakers should put their money where their mouth is and start focusing on clean cars rather than resurrecting the market for obsolete dirty diesel cars.”

Julia Hildermeier, Transport & Environment’s clean vehicles and e-mobility officer, who repeats the organisation’s call for more choice and better availability of EVs.


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