How is European automotive adapting to pandemic and climate-change fallout?
09 March 2021
Daily Brief editor Phil Curry and journalist Tom Geggus discuss key activities and developments in the European automotive sector from the past fortnight. These include COVID-19’s effect on the uptake of mobility-as-a-service (MAAS), different fuel types, and autonomous technology. Show notes Cazoo buys Cluno as CaaS options increase Significant downturns in European registrations in February Lockdown drives German new-car registrations down by 19% in February February UK new-car registrations plunge to level of 1959 VW accelerates towards electric and digital future VW aims for commercialised autonomous systems in 2025 Is it too early to go ′EV-only’? Ford to be zero-emission capable in Europe by 2026 Jaguar makes BEV and hydrogen changes on path to net zero Volvo to go all electric and online by 2030 E-fuels gain awareness as Mazda joins alliance