Oct 23, 2017 - 11:27 am

Matthias Müller, Jesse Norman.

“Tesla each quarter destroys millions of dollars in the three digits, and it willy-nilly fires its workers. Social responsibility? Please. We should not not get carried away and compare apples with oranges.”

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller may have lost his countenance here for a moment, when asked about Tesla at a panel on the future of the automotive industry. He pointed out that VW sells about 11m cars a year, while making a profit of up to 14bn euros.
arstechnica.com (with video)

“I think e-bikes and ebikes-plus are a really interesting potential way of handling that last mile or two of deliveries.”

UK Roads Minister Jesse Norman said an e-bike subsidy could happen in the UK not only in anattempt to clean up deliveries but also to get more people cycling.
theguardian.com

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https://www.electrive.com/2017/10/23/matthias-muller-jesse-norman/
23.10.2017 11:52