Panel: How do you create a profitable electric vehicle?

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The world’s automakers have committed fully to the fledgling electric vehicle market, but they face a major challenge in that most are currently unable to develop and sell EVs at a profit.

  • Are consumers willing to pay a premium for electric vehicles?
  • Are regulators doing enough to support the electric vehicle producers?
  • How will the cost gap between an electric vehicle and comparable ICE-powered model evolve over the next decade and beyond?
  • How can automakers reduce the cost of electric vehicles?
  • Beyond cost reduction, how else can automakers boost electric vehicle profitability?

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Panel: The autonomous vehicle – when, where, how and for whom?

Keynote & Moderator:

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The past decade has seen massive capital expenditure on autonomous vehicle R&D and acquisitions, but it is still not clear if, when, or where mass deployment will become possible.

  • What is the timeline for mass deployment of fully autonomous vehicles?
  • What are the main challenges to mass deployment and how can they be overcome?
  • In which geographic regions are we likely to see early adoption of autonomous vehicles?
  • Who will be the early adopters?
  • Are traditional automakers well-positioned in the autonomous vehicle space or will new entrants dominate the market?

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