Dieter Zetsche, Mary Nichols, Takahiko Ijichi.
“Those who see carmakers as the root of all evil might not have noticed every second electric car in Europe is made in Germany.”
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche tells the German Green Party that he, too, wants emission-free mobility. The party passed a resolution over the weekend, calling for and ICE ban from 2030 in Germany.
“California’s commitment to clean air and climate protection has been strengthened by this election.”
Following the election of a U.S. President most likely to sweep climate change under the rug, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Mary Nichols tweeted that the western state will continue its efforts to promote EVs and implement zero-emission mandates.
“If you ask the question – what is the ultimate environmentally friendly vehicle? – we’ll say it will be fuel cell vehicles. And our idea has not changed.”
Toyota CFO Takahiko Ijichi explains that while the carmaker is looking to have EVs in its line-up to be more flexible when it comes to introducing a vehicle to a market depending on their infrastructure and policy, fuel cell technology remains their main cause.