Jay Rogers, Margo T. Oge.
“I give a lot of credit to Martin Eberhard and Mark Tarpenning for founding Tesla, and I give a lot of credit to Elon Musk for picking up what they started and taking it along. It made regulators and customers change their mind. That was a silent revolution.”
Jay Rogers, founder and CEO of Local Motors, thanks Tesla for opening the market for electric vehicles and for doing so in a way that not even the premium nature of a Tesla has held clients back from buying or leasing one.
“The rest of the world is moving forward with electric cars. If the Trump administration goes backward, the U.S. won’t be able to compete globally.”
This warning was issued by Margo T. Oge, a former senior EPA official and comes amid the news that the Trump administration is to undo Obama’s rules on auto pollution. It would allow U.S. carmakers to go back to poison the planet with carbon dioxide unchecked.