BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) — Tesla praised the improvement in air quality caused by the outbreak blockade in a report on Monday, saying it added reason sly for the government’s eventual ban on the sale of internal combustion locomotives. This is in stark contrast to the attitude of THE company’s CEO, Elon Musk, who a few weeks ago denounced the U.S. outbreak blockade as “fascist.”
In its 2019 Impact Report, released Monday, Tesla touted the sharp improvement in air quality in recent months in connection with commercial and travel restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
The company also said the drop in pollution could encourage the government to eventually ban the use of fossil fuel vehicles.
“It’s not hard to imagine that many cities will become electric-only in the near future because they have seen first-hand the impact of internal combustion engine vehicles on air quality,” Tesla said in the report. “