ANALYSIS – In twenty years, all cars sold in the world will have to be electric. A shock that will upset the world hierarchy of manufacturers.
One after the other, the giants of the automotive industry are announcing the date of the big switch in favor of the electric. General Motors, the American leader (6.83 million units sold in 2020), is giving itself less than fifteen years to stop the sale of cars, SUVs and utility vehicles running on gasoline or diesel. His compatriot Ford has pledged that its car offer in Europe will be fully electric by 2030. The same horizon for the British Jaguar Land Rover, which intends to make its luxury brand, Jaguar, a avant-garde with 100% electric cars by 2025.
Renault and Stellantis (ex-PSA and FCA) are less radical. Carlos Tavares has set the young Stellantis a target of 35% of electric car sales by 2030. While Luca de Meo, the CEO of the Renault group, estimates that by 2025 he will sell 30% of battery vehicles.
Why have these heavyweights of the automobile decided to accelerate their transformation? In fact, they
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