Mahle’s CEO urges tank-to-wheel focused legislation

Legislative focus on exhaust emissions is driving individual technologies out of the market, says Mahle’s Jörg Stratmann. By Jack Hunsley

Electric vehicles (EVs) could slash road transport emissions, but solely assessing a vehicle’s on-road output does not necessarily present the whole picture.

For companies developing these new technologies, this is a significant problem, both in terms of their financial outlay and social responsibilities. Though regulators are enforcing firm fleet emissions targets, and imposing heavy fines for those who flout these limits, some developers argue that this outlook does not factor in their ‘behind-the-scenes’ sustainability efforts….

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