One of the questions and answers in particular caught my attention, because it struck me as being totally absurd. Upon further digging, it turns out I was right; it is absurd.
The question asked of the executives was:
What proportion of your annual energy load do you expect electric vehicles to represent by the end of each of the following years?
Here is the graph showing how they answered.
At first glance, this seems normal enough. The table shows a pretty rapid growth, but many people believe the market for EVs is going to grow pretty rapidly, too.
Through May 2011, fewer than 2,500 Volts had been sold in the US. As of mid-June about 2,100 Leafs (Leaves?) had been delivered in the US.