Tesla no big deal, says Google director

Ford led with electric cars ‘115 years ago’

12th June, 2016
Alan Mulally has passed through Americas most powerful boardrooms on his way to becoming director of Google Pitcure: Getty

Alan Mulally, the former chief executive of the Ford Motor Company and current director of Google, has said he believes the era of clean energy driverless cars is not far off.

Mulally, who traces his family roots to Cork, is credited with turning Ford radically around so it went from loss-making to profitable and was the only major American car manufacturer not to require a bailout during the financial crisis.

“I think we will see...

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