Electric Car Quotes: List of the Best Electric Vehicle Quotes

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What do people say about electric cars? We have collected a few best quotes about electric vehicles. A collection of electric car quotes is presented here in this post.

Those quotes are nice to read even though a few of them don’t go along with your views!

Similar to the “Electric Vehicle Glossay“, and the “EV News sites and blogs“, this post would also be a growing list with the addition of new quotes!

Read the following electric vehicle one-liners and share with your friends if you find them interesting!

Electric car quotes

“You have to have a better car. It;s not just the ideological decision of buying an EV. It’s about buying a better car.”

– Daniel Krichert

“The only way to make money as a car company is to sell a large number of cars.”

Daniel Krichert

“The time is right for electric cars – in fact, the time is critical.”

– Carlos Ghosn

“We will not stop until every car on the road is electric”

– Elon Musk

“As of 2016, the number of American car companies that haven’t gone bankrupt is a grand total of two. Fort and Tesla.”

_ Elon Musk

“Electric cars aren’t pollution free; they have to get their energy from somewhere.”

– Alexandra Paul

“In order to have clean air in cities, you have to go electric.”

– Elon Musk

“Within a decade, the internal combustion engine automobile is likely to look exactly like what it is – a machine that converts gasoline into much more heat than forward motion, a bizarre antiquity.”

– Stephen Petranek

“I had never been able to get a car that said how much I cared about the environment until I drove electric.”

– Alexandra Paul

“You should now show somebody something very cool and then not do it. Tesla, any prototype that is shown to customers, the production must be better.”

– Elon Musk

“In the same way that when the car got going, people thought it would be an electric car, people thought it would be a steam car. Actually, the dark horse in that race was internal combustion, but because of the energy density of gasoline and discovery of oil in large amounts at that point in first Pennsylvania and then Texas, it won out over those other two, to the point that those other two are actually viewed as obscure footnotes in history.”

– Bill Gates

“I drove an electric car for seven years because of its advanced technology, not because I have any concerns about energy resources. I have none at all. And when environmentalists say that global warming is dangerous, unprecedented and that we’ll have a tipping point for atmospheric carbon dioxide, it’s just nonsense.”

– Burt Rutan

“I’m glad to see that BMW is bringing an electric car to market. That’s cool.”

– Elon Musk

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“Obviously the horse can still do things that the gas car can never do, and the gas car will always be able to do things the electric car can’t do. But they have really different uses and advantages.”

– Chris Paine

“I think there are more politicians in favor of electric cars than against.”

– Elon Musk

“I probably wouldn;t be a good spokesman for an electric car, because I’ll still get on a private jet, and one flight on a private jet undoes all my electric car good deeds.”

– George Clooney

“Electric cars are coal powered cars. Their carbon emissions can be worse than gasoline powered cars.”

– Vinod Khosla

“You have to match the convenience of the gasoline car in order for people to buy an electric car.”

– Elon Musk

“By 1990 I went back to no gasoline; I was just riding around on my bike, taking the bus. I had a tiny little electric car that didn’t go very far or very fast. People thought I’d lost my mind. Even my own family thought I’d lost my mind.”

– Ed Begley Jr.

“Tesla is here to stay and keep fighting for the electric car revolution.”

– Elon Musk

“We have a tremendous investment in facilities for (internal combustion engines, transmissions, and axles) and I can’t see throwing them away just because the electric car doesn’t emit fumes.”

– Henry Ford II

“It’s not just the kid who’s spent every penny from his job to upgrade his car to tell the world he cares about sports cars, it’s also the person driving around in a fuel-conscious hybrid electric car, because it’s more a message to the world than an effective means of saving fuel, to be quite honest.”

– Richard Hammond

“Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it’s going to be a gradual improvement.”

– Carlos Ghosn

“Cars have a large engine in the front and you have a gearbox, which is cumbersome, Electric cars don’t have this problem. The motor is much smaller, the battery is below you. This will allow you to play with different shapes.”

– Carlos Ghosn

“Look at countries like China, they are determined to dominate all clean technology areas, putting lots of money into wind, solar, electric vehicles and battery storage. America;s political impotence, caused by their terrible partisanship, will see them left behind.”

– Malcolm Turnbull

“In the European Union, a fleet average of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer will be permitted in 2020. This corresponds to fuel consumption of about fout litres (per 100 kilometers; about 59 mpg). We have to continue reducing the fuel consumption of our vehicles and offer hybrid and electric vehicles, or else we will be unable to achieve these values.”

– Norbert Reithofer

“We have to use cars much more efficiently. We have to look at alternative technologies of cars such as biofuels or, even more importantly, electric cars.”

– Faith Birol

The one factor that you can’t find on a spreadsheet is the willingness of the people in government to lead change, and in Denmark every single one of them is engaged and willing to do whatever it takes to get Denmark to be a leader in electric vehicles.”

– Shai Agassi

“There are two other types of electric vehicle needed: heavy-duty trucks and high passenger density urban transport.”

– Elon Musk

“With regard to electric vehicles, I am all for them because most of the incremental electricity needed to fun those vehicles will come from gas fired electric generation. However, I do not believe it is wise for America to substitute dependence on foreign oil for dependence on Chinese batteries.”

– Aubrey McClendon

“Selling an electric sports car creates an opportunity to fundamentally change the way America drives.”

– Elon Musk

“I feel the electric vehicle is not the solution. How the electricity is produced is the solution.”

– M S Dhoni

“If we start using electric vehicles in the construction business, we can bring down pollution levels and also input cost.”

– Nitin Gadkari

There are a lot of common questions about electric cars and interesting facts about electric vehicles. We have some blog posts about those topics. You may read them.

And we have one Electric vehicle glossary where the common terms related to electric cars are listed.


Ever since the electric vehicle came to the market, or before that, many people marked their views about electric vehicles. A list of the best electric car quotes is presented here.

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