Imports of the Space Star/Mirage small car, the brand’s best-seller in Europe, and L200 pickup are expected to continue until the end of 2021. The source said those two models won't be enough. “Without the SUVs," the source said, "there is no business.”
The industry supports plans to tackle climate change, PSA Europe boss Maxime Picat said during the latest ANE Congress Conversations. The challenge, however, is coping with a swathe of regulations coming not just from the EU but also local governments and cities. Click here to view the full discussion.
Mitsubishi will stop new-car sales in Europe when its current products come to the end of their life cycles. The Japanese company will focus instead on profitable sales in Southeast Asia as part of its new three-year midterm business plan aimed at cutting losses.
Supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic are being amplified by concerns about how to ethically source materials used to produce the batteries used in electrified vehicles. This has made supply-chain transparency more important than ever.
China is leading Europe and the U.S. in terms of putting in infrastructure to make autonomous driving safer, while Europe trails China and the U.S. when it comes to flexible legislation for the technology, the panelists said. Click here to view the entire conversation.