Which companies should we expect to hear from next? John Segrich, head of the green research group for N.Y.-based Gabelli & Co., predicts that delivery companies may stun us with a shocking announcement soon, stating:
Why all this talk of fleet purchases? Ray Lane, managing partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, states, "Corporate purchases can help nurture a viable commercial market for the cars, because initial demand among retail buyers will be muted." So, even if public sales of rechargeable vehicles tank, large-scale fleet purchases should help keep the EV industry afloat, at least for awhile.You'll see some early adopters follow suit, people maybe like UPS or FedEx, and those are your logical first movers. You are going to see large corporations move this way.
[Source: Automotive News – sub. req.]