How will the death of the ICE impact suppliers?

The end of the combustion engine may be decades away, but with such a large industry at stake what can be done to secure suppliers’ futures? By Freddie Holmes

Special report: Does the combustion engine have a place in the future of mobility?

The automotive industry is entering one of the most significant periods of change in its history, as it slowly transitions away from diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines (ICE). It is not only automakers at threat, but also the diverse network of global suppliers that support them.

There is growing concern that businesses which specialise in ICE components and systems could see orders cut or cancelled entirely in future, with those contracts instead going to specialists in electrified powertrains. Such concerns would not have been soothed by…