Four Key Things Every Manufacturer Needs to Know About Electric Cars
James Anderton posted on November 18, 2020 |
Will the coming EV revolution will be the death knell for legacy automakers?


In each episode of End of the Line, manufacturing veteran Jim Anderton expresses his compelling and unique opinions about the state of the manufacturing sector. He shares his thoughts and insights to help engineering and manufacturing professionals navigate through the challenges of world events, the blending old with new technologies, evolving processes, gaps in skilled labour, in an effort to help maximize productivity of their daily operations.

Electric vehicles are everywhere in popular media today, led by the spectacular growth of Tesla. Many in the mass media and on Wall Street predict that the coming EV revolution will be the death knell for legacy automakers. Will the end of the internal combustion engine mean the end of Toyota, Volkswagen, GM and Ford? In this episode, Jim thinks that the story is a lot more complicated than the non-engineering community realizes, and that big players are well placed to do well in a fossil-fuel free automotive world.


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