Covid-19 gives carmakers chance to rethink strategies, Eurasian Resources CEO says

The lockdowns imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic were offering automotive manufacturers a rare opportunity to take a step back and to re-evaluate their long-term strategies, the chief executive officer of Eurasian Resources Group has said.

Benedikt Sobotka said that although the world is currently facing distressing times, it was also a chance to restructure supply chains and to take more decisive steps toward embracing electric vehicles.
Sobotka is also co-chair of the Global Battery Alliance, a platform of 70 public and private sector organizations founded in 2017 to help establish and collaborate on a sustainable battery value chain.

Over the past couple of years, the drive toward electric vehicles has been relentless, with tens of billions of dollars committed to the...

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Andrea Hotter

April 21, 2020

18:05 GMT

New York