The Future of the Car: Europe

Companies are adapting their business models in response to transport policies, ride-sharing schemes, and stricter emission standards. Plus, China’s growing appetite for foreign markets, Slovakia’s worker shortage, and how Brexit may affect the supply chain

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Local authorities will have a big say over who will produce tomorrow’s cars

The improved quality of the country’s vehicles will boost chances of success

Government has hopes of creating industries and cleaner cities

Companies are borrowing ideas from the technology sector to find the right talent

Diesel’s tarnished reputation is forcing automakers to find other ways to cut emissions

The country is a magnet for car producers, but expansion is bringing its own problems

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