In my view, the deal between GM and PSA is a great example of how geo-political issues and the need for companies to become more environmentally sustainable is having a real impact on the business landscape.
Civil society is in the process of changing its mind about the relative merits of diesel versus gasoline cars and the winner in the current debate is likely to be Nissan, Tesla and other companies launching battery electric vehicles in the coming years
Last week the combination of cold air, little wind, and no rain caused a thermal inversion in Madrid pushing air pollution over the limit causing the Mayor to activate the city’s emergency protocol.
With the new american administration going the wrong way on the environment, a new on line course offers insights as to how a company can develop a sustainability strategy that is right for it and maybe will be better for the planet.
Mathias Müller needs to act quickly to bring back the trust of VW’s customers, government regulators and even civil society and should consider offering cash incentives to adjust the car’s software for full pollution control all the time.