24 Oct '14, 5pm

European Auto Makers Target Tesla

If Audi, Mercedes and Porsche plan on being competitive they cannot only match Tesla today in 3 to 5 years that says something. I think that only BMW has shown they can in relatively short order develop a competitor. I really believe that Mercedes really does not have interest in the electric car market as their investment in Tesla seem to look? Same goes for Toyota but in the case of BMW they really are stepping up their game even though there really is only the i3 right now. BMW wants to access the Supercharger network it sounds like and some of Tesla technology in return for their advance materials technology. Recent breakthroughs in lithium-ion battery technology could shorten charge time to 20 mins or less. Its a good time today to be leading in the electric car industry for Tesla and BMW it seems?

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/10/24/european-auto-makers-target-te...

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