Tag: Padmasree Warrior

Aug 16, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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Oct 18, 2016 - 08:13 am

Padmasree Warrior, Jean Todt, Michael Steiner.

Padmasree-Warrior“I give Tesla and Tesla CEO Elon Musk a lot of credit for really bringing the EV back. It was literally dead before Tesla made it a serious product.”

Padmasree Warrior, CEO of NextEV’s U.S. division, would love to sit down with Elon Musk to learn more about his experiences. But as NextEV sees itself as a digital company, it does say it will push transportation in the digital age even further.

Jean-Todt“We want Formula E to be a visionary championship. We want to highlight how our racing cars will be, not in two years but in 20 years, so that it is kind of a laboratory for motor racing.”

FIA President Jean Todt says the electric racing series is like a lab for EV technology. And in season five of the Formula E, he wants to show that they were able to double autonomy since the beginning.

Michael-Steiner“A 911 hybrid? It’s possible, yes. It’s possible to have 918-derived technology in a 911. It’s possible with today’s technology in a 911. However, there is no decision to do this on short notice, but we have this constantly on our radar.”

Michael Steiner, Porsche executive board member for research and development, doesn’t lose sight of electrification. But an electrified 911 is not in the pipeline.



Dec 22, 2015 - 09:00 am

Padmasree Warrior, Tim Cook.

Padmasree-Warrior“There are areas where automotive technology is not mature. That’s where we will innovate.”

Padmasree Warrior, CEO of the U.S. division NextEV, is the newest addition to the Chinese start-up. She says she will help access advanced technology to optimise the entire transportation experience, which is what NextEV aims to do.

Tim-Cook“One of the great things about Apple is we probably have more secrecy here than the CIA.”

Apple CEO Tim Cook laughed off an interview question about whether the electronics giant was venturing into the car business. He hinted before that the automotive industry will “see significant changes,” but what exactly Apple is up remains a secret.

Found on electrive.com
16.08.2019 14:39