Takeshi Uchiyamada Quotes

Home / Businessman / Takeshi Uchiyamada Quotes
Takeshi Uchiyamada
内山田 竹志
Born (1946-08-17) August 17, 1946 (age 70)
Nagoya, Japan
Residence Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Alma mater University of Nagoya – (Bachelor’s degree, 1969)
Occupation Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation

The reason that the company decided to invest in Tesla was not to target a profit gain. We did it as a means to further a partnership between the companies.
Takeshi Uchiyamada
Because of its shortcomings – driving range, cost, and recharging time – the electric vehicle is not a viable replacement for most conventional cars.
Takeshi Uchiyamada
Some people say hybrid vehicles such as the Prius are only a bridge to the future … but we think it could be a long bridge and a very sturdy one. There are many more gains we can achieve with hybrids.
Takeshi Uchiyamada