Elon Musk, CEO and founder of Tesla Motors, has given his opinion on the current diesel scandal

Elon Musk, CEO and founder of Tesla Motors, has given his opinion on the current diesel scandal.

Speaking to TopGear.com in Belgium, Musk commented that “what the Volkswagen […] is really showing is that we’ve reached the limit of what’s possible with diesel and gasoline.” He also added that “the time has come to move to a new generation of technology,” most likely referring to the EVs.

Asked whether the Volkswagen dieselgate would cause consumers to lose their faith in green and eco technologies, Musk added – “I think it’s the opposite.”

Yesterday it was announced Tesla Motors has opened its first European plant in the city of Tilburg, the Netherlands. During the weekend it emerged that a group of Tesla owners questioned whether the power figure of the Model S P85D is accurate.

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