Paul Willcox, Elon Musk, Katsuhiko Hirose.
“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)
“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.”
“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.