Opportunities and Challenges for Electrifying Light Duty Vehicles in a post-Pandemic World
As the world recovers from a global pandemic, questions abound regarding decarbonization efforts that are often considered costly. However, electric vehicle sales have proven more resilient than their internal combustion engine counter parts. Auto industry leaders discuss in this CERAWeek Conversation the opportunities and challenges that the light vehicle market is expected to face over the coming years. Alex Keros, Lead Architect of EV Infrastructure at GM, and Reinhard Fischer, Senior Vice President of Strategy at the Volkswagen Group North America, examine sales trends and market momentum for EVs, the pace of EV infrastructure build, and company strategies to navigate public policies for transportation and mobility.