We focus on emobility for this episode as Gareth Price sheds light on Volkswagen’s Transparent Factory. The unconventional facility in Dresden repurposed to assemble the eGolf is also a showcase for VW’s e-mobility philosophy.

We hear too from Mike Nash and his visit to Honda’s manufacturing facilities in Indiana. The plant recently began production of the 2019 Insight hybrid model, one of five electrified vehicles Honda has launched in just the past 18 months. The company is striding fast into emobility as, by 2030, Honda wants two-thirds of its global sales to be electrified vehicles.

In the second half of this episode, Gareth Price speaks to some of the key players from powertrain component supply sector; Borg Warner, Federal Mogul, Delphi and Honeywell. The message is clear, the onset of the electrified age has sparked cleaner, more efficient hybrid innovations – there’s plenty life yet in the internal combustion engine…

AMS Podcast Episode 2 is produced and presented by the AMS editorial team - Nick Holt, Gareth Price and Michael Nash.

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