Jean-Claude Juncker, Johan de Nysschen.
“I have a vision of a commuter being able to charge his electric car along the motorway in the same way we fill up on petrol today.”
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, in his speech announcing 315 billion euros of investment to secure economic growth in Europe. Apparently, growing EV infrastructure is part of his vision for the EU.
europa.eu (full speech), scotsman.com
“I absolutely believe that we need not only a successor to ELR but more vehicles of that caliber and they will be part of our future. We must not give up on the car. I cannot have 50 priorities at the same time. The team and I will get around to working on ELR, but it is clearly going to be a niche car.”
The new Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen on the ELR that has so far failed to deliver considerate sales. While he makes clear that he would have positioned the car differently, i.e. as a Tesla competitor, he does not see the ELR as a priority.