News Digest Item
11 Jan 2017

“Car suppliers face radical change”

Stuttgarter Zeitung

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.

All texts created by the Clean Energy Wire are available under a “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0)” . They can be copied, shared and made publicly accessible by users so long as they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

Journalism for the energy transition

Get our Newsletter
Join our Network
Find an interviewee