“Car suppliers face radical change”
German car suppliers are in good shape thanks to the current global success of the country’s carmakers, but the industry faces an uncertain future, write Imelda Flaig und Inge Nowak in Stuttgarter Zeitung. The international move to electric and shared mobility puts many businesses at risk, and numerous suppliers have to find entirely new strategies. Major suppliers ZF Friedrichshafen, Eberspächer, Borg-Warner, Bosch, Mahle, SHW and Allgaier said they have long woken up to the challenge, and told the authors about their plans for an electric future. But many companies focused on combustion technologies didn’t react to the journalists’ enquiries, or said they didn’t want to comment on their plans.
Read the article in German here.