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The auto industry needs help making its next turnaround

On Nov 4, 2020
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There are only two ways EU carmakers will go all in on electrification ➡️The first is when Tesla and the Chinese start claiming bigger parts of the market - by which time it will be too late ➡️The second is if policymakers tell them to go all in right now https://t.co/PFJSFnVBy2 https://t.co/UFwJYI77ED
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What’s the biggest automotive industry turnaround in recent memory? Chances are most people will mention Obama’s 2009 auto bailout. But what has happened in Europe since Dieselgate is actually at least as impressive, and potentially more lasting.

On Nov 4, 2020
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There are only two ways EU carmakers will go all in on electrification ➡️The first is when Tesla and the Chinese start claiming bigger parts of the market - by which time it will be too late ➡️The second is if policymakers tell them to go all in right now https://t.co/PFJSFnVBy2 https://t.co/UFwJYI77ED
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The auto industry needs help making its next turnaround

The auto industry needs help making its next turnaround

What’s the biggest automotive industry turnaround in recent memory? Chances are most people will mention Obama’s 2009 auto bailout. But what has happened in Europe since Dieselgate is ...

Every Automaker Is Reading This And Sweating

Every Automaker Is Reading This And Sweating

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Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

Battery Shortages Are Already A Problem, And Electric Car Waiting Lists Are Becoming The Norm

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The Qiantu K50 BEV Sports Car: The First Chinese Branded Car May Finally Penetrate the US Market, Backhandedly—and it’s All Electric

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Automotive CEOs and European Commission discuss recovery plan that bolsters economy and Green Deal

Automotive CEOs and European Commission discuss recovery plan that bolsters economy and Green Deal

CEOs of vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers, as well as their respective associations – the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and the European Association of ...

The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry

The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry

Plunging sales could force factories to close and lead to takeovers and mergers, but also bolster sales of electric cars.

The ‘iPhonification’ Of The Auto Industry

The ‘iPhonification’ Of The Auto Industry

The automotive world is changing rapidly and many of the big name brands we are familiar with today will become the next Nokia, Kodak and Blockbuster, if they don't adapt.

UK carmakers allotted £150m in state aid in attempt to save jobs

UK carmakers allotted £150m in state aid in attempt to save jobs

Although Nissan accounted for lion’s share, other firms offered millions in support after Brexit vote

Tesla isn’t stuck in a ‘zero-sum game’ like other carmakers, Jefferies analyst says

Tesla isn’t stuck in a ‘zero-sum game’ like other carmakers, Jefferies analyst says

Billionaire Elon Musk's car company on Wednesday posted its fifth straight quarter of profits.