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The European automotive sector: future challenges and opportunities

On 6 June Bruegel is organising a closed-door brainstorming workshop on: The European automotive sector: future challenges and opportunities.

Date: June 6, 2018, 9:00 am Topic: Energy & Climate

The automotive industry is an important component of the EU economy, as it represents 4 percent of the EU’s GDP and as it employs about 8 million people. It also has an important multiplier effect on the economy, being important for both upstream and downstream industries. Major changes – such as electrification and digitalisation – are likely to affect the industry in the coming years and radically transform the automotive sector.

This workshop aims to stimulate a discussion on these important evolutions. The discussion will be led by Bruegel fellows Reinhilde Veugelers and Simone Tagliapietra.

This is a closed door workshop, open to Bruegel members and selected invitees

 

Schedule

Jun 06, 2018

9:00-9:30

Check-in and welcome coffee

9:30-11:00

Session 1: Presentation by Bruegel and roundtable discussion

Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

11:00-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:30

Session 2: Insights from selected stakeholders

Giovanni Coppola, Programme Manager - E-Mobility, Enel X

Stefan Deix, Director, European Council for Automotive R&D, Eucar

12:30-13:00

Lunch

Speakers

Simone Tagliapietra

Research Fellow

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Stefan Deix

Director, European Council for Automotive R&D, Eucar

Giovanni Coppola

Programme Manager - E-Mobility, Enel X

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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