Survey: What will be the biggest threat to vehicle manufacturers in the next ten years?

22 February 2019

22 February 2019 (function(t,e,s,n){var o,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementById(n)||(o=e.getElementsByTagName(s),a=o[o.length-1],c=e.createElement(s),c.type=”text/javascript”,c.async=!0,,c.src=[“https:”===location.protocol?”https://”:”http://”,””].join(“”),a.parentNode.insertBefore(c,a))})(window,document,”script”,”smcx-sdk”); Vehicle manufacturers are facing a number of challenges from various factors over the next few years, with governments keen to make their mark on the automotive industry. Additionally, with new sales trends and threats of new technologies that will require more finances to be put in, the market is having to adapt. Honda recently announced it was closing plants in the UK and Turkey as part of a restructuring program to concentrate on electric vehicles, while Daimler announced that since the introduction of WLTP, its fleet-wide CO2 levels have risen, causing problems in meeting EU targets. Autovista Group wants to know which challenge will be the biggest for manufacturers in the next ten years, as we look to build a picture of the future of the automotive industry. Photograph courtesy of Volkswagen Group