Andy Palmer, Akash Passey.
“What Tesla clearly shows you is we haven’t hit the ceiling in terms of price. But I think it’s hard, though not impossible, for them as a relatively new brand to keep pushing up and to go into that super premier area.”
Aston Martin boss Andy Palmer is confident that there is a large potential market for higher-priced, attractive electric cars, pointing to the success of Tesla. But: “We don’t do Ludicrous because Ludicrous speed is stupid.”
“We already see high interest from our customers in India. The government is offering a significant subsidy on electric vehicles.”
Volvo Buses India chairman Akash Passey confirms plans to produce hybrid buses in India and export them to Europe.