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Can electrified cars save the planet? Open Discussion with Michael Brecht from Daimler Truck

The transport sector is at a tipping point. As the recently published IPCC report on climate change mitigation shows, greenhouse gas emissions from transport need to drop drastically to keep on track with the climate goals agreed in Paris 2015. And indeed, innovations in battery-electric vehicles have started to tip the balance. Recently, the market share of electric vehicles has increased steeply in many European countries, by far exceeding most experts’ forecasts.

What does this transformation mean for the auto industry? How to involve employees in the transition, ensuring that no one is left behind? What does the auto industry expect from policymakers at the national and international levels? And how can the business leaders of tomorrow shape the future of the car?

Join this open discussion on May 09 (5.00 – 6.30 pm) to discuss these and many more questions with Michael Brecht from Daimler Truck and Dr. Adrian Rinscheid from HSG Institute for Economy and the Environment. Michael Brecht is employee representative on the Supervisory Board of the Daimler Truck Holding AG and will be Personality in Residence at the SQUARE from May 08-10. The full program for Michael Brecht’s stay at the SQUARE can be found here.

9. May 2022

Standort: University of St. Gallen, Square

Von: 09.05.2022, 17:00
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