19: The Dawn of E-Mobility
The current crisis of the global automotive sector gives rise to new technologies, production platforms and alliances. This new dynamic is not just about cars, but about re-inventing mobility as such. There are bold moves being made across the globe both in the political arena and on the corporate level. What is the role of national strategies for electric mobility in making structural change happen? In the context of the financial market downturn these developments also call for new approaches in strategic funding as well as investment in innovation capacity, human resources and flexibility. Which new collaborations arise between investors, corporations and research institutions, and what are the perspectives for mutual benefits?