News Digest Item
29 Nov 2016

“Fewer parts, less work, fewer jobs?”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

German carmakers are now envisaging the mass production of e-cars, which will have wide-ranging consequences for suppliers, writes Johannes Winterhagen in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Many highly specialised German companies focusing on combustion technology parts – exhaust systems, cylinders, gear boxes, and many others – will not be able to adapt.

For background on the challenges for Germany’s mighty car industry, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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