The auto industry ‘has to move’ on electrification, sustainability


Sustainability has made its way onto the dashboard of many company executives, and the money is set to follow — particularly in the electric vehicle space, if investment trends and research and development commitments are anything to go by.

“ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) has become a priority for our industry, not only for the long -term impact of the emissions but also … quality of the governance issue,” Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida told CNBC’s “Street Signs Europe” Tuesday. 

“And ESG has a significant impact on how we, carmakers, do our business. Of course for the past couple of decades industry has come under considerable pressure from government and society to…


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