Toyota CEO Calls CA Ban On Gas Cars ‘Difficult’

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At a glance

  • Akio Toyodo, CEO and president of Toyota, said that California’s plan to ban gas-powered vehicles by 2035 will be a “difficult” target to meet.
  • Toyoda said that widespread consumer adoption of electric vehicles is likely to take longer than California lawmakers anticipate.
  • Toyoda, grandson of Toyota’s founder, said, “Realistically speaking, it seems rather difficult to really achieve (broad adoption of electric vehicles).”


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