A brave new world – leasing, semiconductors, e-storage and recycling

23 March 2021

Senior data journalist Neil King and Daily Brief journalist Tom Geggus discuss some of the biggest automotive news topics from the past fortnight. The pair consider leasing by Lidl, the semiconductors shortage, Shell’s electricity-storage system and battery-recycling initiatives.  

Show notes

Lidl supermarket chain offers car leasing online in Germany

Germany extends lockdown measures to 18 April

Semiconductor factory fire in Japan adds to global shortage

Europe sets sights on semiconductor production

Shell trials on-site, battery-powered, electricity-storage system

Reuse and recycle: a mantra for EV-battery manufacturing