Tag: Katsuhiko Hirose

Mar 11, 2015 - 09:20 am

Paul Willcox, Elon Musk, Katsuhiko Hirose.

Paul-Willcox“And yes, we’re even looking at electric technologies for crossovers. You’ll be seeing a concept example later this year.”

Which model that will be, Paul Willcox, Chairman of Nissan Europe, kept to himself at a press conference in Geneva. Rumours have it that Nissan could show a plug-in variant of the Qashqai at the Frankfurt Auto Show this September.
newsroom.nissan-europe.com via greencarreports.com (rumours)

Elon-Musk-Twitter“There is no slowdown of the Gigafactory construction underway, as anyone near Reno with eyes can verify. It’s not subtle.”

On Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to rumours in the press that construction of the Gigafactory was encountering delays. Media reports were based on a local job posting saying that work had been “cut back.”

Katsuhiko-Hirose“We are targeting down to the same level as a diesel with a particulate filter.”

Katsuhiko Hirose, project general manager for Toyota Motor Corp.’s fuel cell development division, believes the fuel cell vehicles will one day cost the same as diesel-powered cars.

Feb 21, 2014 - 09:49 am

Katsuhiko Hirose, Elon Musk, Gerhard Pils.

Katsuhiko-Hirose“I don’t say it is very safe but we know how to use it.”

Toyota’s Mr. Hydrogen, Katsuhiko Hirose, gave some details about the upcoming fuel cell vehicle to journalists at an event in Hamburg yesterday. He is expecting a market behaviour similar to that Toyota saw with the introduction of the Prius.
Source: electrive.com on location

Elon-Musk“With this facility, we feel highly confident of being able to create a compelling and affordable electric car in approximately three years.”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on its latest coup, the ‘Gigafactory,’ which is supposed to reduce costs and accelerate production and development of Tesla battery packs considerably.

Gerhard-Pils“If we don’t get tax exemption just because the electric vehicles are not assembled here, the country will not develop in this modern innovation. My strong proposal to the government is to give us tax exemption, which Malaysia does not offer at the moment.”

Gerhard Pils is Managing Director of BMW in Malaysia. He urges the country’s government to clarify its EV policies and incentives as otherwise BMW’s local joint venture nor the introduction of the i-series will go ahead.

Found on electrive.com
11.03.2015 09:22