News Digest Item
31 Oct 2018

China is crushing Europe’s electric car dreams


Europe gave the world some of its top automakers, but it’s losing out to China in the race to define the industry’s future, writes Daniel Chane for CNN business. “It may be too late to catch up,” according to Chane. Energy analyst Simone Tagliapietra from think tank Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, told the author it was a huge risk for Europe that carmakers might massively move production to China to be near most customers and near battery production.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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