"I Don't Believe in Electric Cars," Says Ferrari CEO

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood
Il Presidente Luca Cordero di Montezemolo alla presentazione della Ferrari California ai Dealers presso la logistica GES

If you prefer your green cars to be a little more red, well, we’ve got some bad news for you. You won’t see an electric Ferrari. Not soon, not ever, says company CEO Luca di Montezemelo.

“You will never see a Ferrari electric because I don’t believe in electric cars” said Montezemelo, speaking at the Ferrari World Design Contest. But that’s not all, the Ferrari boss is passionately opposed to the idea. “I don’t think they represent an important step forward for pollution or CO2 or the environment,” he continued.

But that’ snot to say Ferrari is opposed to “electrification.” On the contrary, engineers at the Prancing Horse’s headquarters are working diligently on a hybrid Ferrari. “This should be the future, and I hope in a couple of years you can see it,” said Montezemelo.

[Source: Engadget]

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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