Nissan decided to capitalize on its longstanding expertise with lithium ion batteries and lead with pure electric autos. It gambled that it might not solely achieve an environmental halo but, as a primary mover, additionally seize a disproportionate share of the mountainous government subsidies that may inevitably follow. Not only did it elevate Toyota to icon standing, it offered a fig leaf for the corporate because it expanded into bigger and bigger automobiles.

If the end result comes out in another way now, that is thanks to (as Meyer and Kirby observe) elevated public scrutiny. Nissan adopted an analogous path, deciding around 2007 that it needed to assert itself.

SA motor industry may minimize up to 10{0995643d07225b844baadbc1e6b0d2b8ea73bc2bd98af3cca8b20a61a6b88544} of workforce because of lockdown: survey

Industry & Analysis (I&A) staff of industry, commerce and financial analysts devise and implement international trade and funding methods to strengthen the global competitiveness of U.S. industries. …