Legendary car designer Henrik Fisker is back.

Henrik Fisker with 2013 Surf conceptFisker Automotive

Fisker has been involved in the auto industry for more than two decades. He’s held stints at BMW, Tesla, and Aston Martin, and has ruffled some feathers along the way. He’s currently part of an effort to build a car company from the ground up and sell a new supercar, the Force 1, after his former company Fisker Automotive went bankrupt in 2011.

We asked Fisker for his insight on where the car industry is heading, after having seen both the good and bad. Here’s what he had to say: