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The 5 main sessions on the vehicle industry

“Reaching the global EV tipping point – Who will win the EV race and profit at the same time?” is one of three main topics for this year’s Nordic EV Summit. In this piece, you can read about the five main stage sessions on the vehicle industry. 

Your Day One at the Nordic EV Summit 2024: Exploring the Future of the Vehicle Industry

Join us for an enlightening journey into the future of the automotive industry at the Nordic EV Summit 2024.

During the official opening session, esteemed speakers Guillaume Pelletreau from Nissan and Sigrid de Vries from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) will take the stage. Pelletreau will delve into Nissan’s global efforts to electrify its entire car lineup, offering valuable insights into the company’s electrification strategy. Sigrid de Vries will talk about the difficulties and opportunities facing the European car industry, and the challenges concerning the sourcing of battery components and raw materials.

Cap off your day with Roger Atkins, who will deliver illuminating keynotes and moderate an engaging panel discussion titled “European, Asian and American Car Industry: Driving in Different Directions?” Our panelists include Sigrid de Vries from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Guillaume Pelletreau from Nissan AMIEO, Anthony Eggert from ClimateWorks, Erik Severinson from Volvo Cars and Julia Poliscanova from Transport & Environment. Prepare to be informed, inspired, and engaged as we explore the transformative trends shaping the automotive landscape.

Your Day Two at the Summit: Delving into the EV industry:

Before lunch, Chaitanya Kanuri, Associate Director – Electric Mobility, WRI India and Colin McKerracher from Bloomberg New Energy Finance will give you invaluable insights into global EV trends. Next Philippe Houchois from Jefferies Equity Research – Automotive, alongside Roger Atkins, will analyze industry data and economic forecasts, shedding light on the future of the automotive sectors in America and Asia.

Post-lunch, explore the electrification journey of car dealerships in the Nordics and Baltics. Mads Rørvig from the Danish Car Importers Association, Ilze Grase-Ķibilde from Moller Baltic Import SE (representing VW in the Baltic States and Audi in Latvia and Lithuania), and Knut Martin Breivik from The Norwegian Automotive Association (Norges Bilbransjeforbund – NBF) will share insights on electrifying showrooms and customer experiences.

Don’t miss the closing main stage session titled “How EVs Have Revolutionized Tech and Design in the Car Industry – and Political Barriers for Innovation on the Road.” Engage with thought leaders such as Charlotte Eisner from Charlotte Eisner, Head of Business Development at Zeekr Technology Europe, Beatrice Simonsson, Head of Product Management and Acting Head of Product & Program,, Polestar and Jonathan Mukai, International Policy and Regulatory, Rivian. They discuss the transformative impact of EVs on technology, design, and the challenges of innovation in the automotive sector. Also hear from Manuel Montoya Ortega, CEO, Automotive Cluster of Nuevo Leon, A.C. (CLAUT), Mexico.

Get ready for a day filled with thought-provoking discussions and actionable insights that will shape the future of the EV industry.