Last week electric mobility reached a milestone as Tesla’s Model 3 began production in California showing how long it takes for new technology to come to market and the role the stock market can play in that process.
A number of well financed start ups are working on new electric, connected and autonomous vehicles and they may happen sooner than we think.
As the political situation in the United States goes from bad to worse and the Paris climate accord hangs in the balance, there is a ray of hope from some of the world’s most important cities including Madrid, Paris and Mexico D.F.
In my view, the deal between GM and PSA is a great example of how geo-political issues and the need for companies to become more environmentally sustainable is having a real impact on the business landscape.
Civil society is in the process of changing its mind about the relative merits of diesel versus gasoline cars and the winner in the current debate is likely to be Nissan, Tesla and other companies launching battery electric vehicles in the coming years