This report describes the importance of sustainability to the automotive sector. The automotive industry is one of the most important industries for the European economy. As regulations in sustainability are becoming stricter and will become even more strict and consumers and investors are demanding for a change, organisations are looking for innovations in this area. Digital transformation could be deployed by automotive companies to contribute to sustainability goals, while improving their competitive position as well.
This report discusses the impact of technologies on innovation in the automotive industry on three innovation levels: vehicle innovation, production innovations and new business models.