Europe’s investment in future mobility paused, but not cancelled

Electrification will continue at pace, but AVs may have slipped down the list of priorities for now, writes Freddie Holmes

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shocked Europe’s automotive industry into an unprecedented combination of forced plant closures and travel bans.

Europe's new vehicle market: prospects to 2024 and beyond

Automakers and suppliers quickly switched from investing billions in connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) technologies, to simply trying to stay afloat. As vehicle sales recover and an appetite for urban mobility returns, how might the deployment of these technologies in Europe take shape?

Private or shared?  

For those who can afford to drive and are able to do so, making use…