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The Road to Zero Emissions

The Future of Trucks, Transport and Automotive Industry Supply Chains

Examines the emergence of innovative but disruptive business models that will change the shape of a vehicle manufacturing business and drive sustainability.
EAN: 9781789665604
Edition: 1
Format: 234x156
320 pages

About the book

The emergence of electric trucks will present new challenges, from changes to the facility and investment in tooling and training, to embracing new business models to offset the reduction in maintenance required. The Road to Zero Emissions examines the growing impact of technology, artificial intelligence systems and applications which will drive massive change in the industry.

The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a significant challenge to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Tier Suppliers and Transport & Logistics providers. Companies will need to master the demands of improved productivity and customer expectations driven by vast amounts of intelligence generated by integrated systems embedded in today's products. The Road to Zero Emissions presents case studies of innovative new entrants into the future automotive space to provide examples to readers of how to adapt and capitalize upon the opportunities available alongside these challenges. The authors also present future plans and models from major manufacturing companies to guide readers in how to develop a forward-thinking zero emission strategy.

About the authors

Dennis Evans

Dennis Evans has held senior positions in truck manufacturing companies around the world, most recently with a division of VW Commercial Vehicles. He has worked in the UK, Europe, USA, South America, Middle East and Africa, with all of the major vehicle manufacturers.

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Des Evans

Des Evans is an honorary Professor within the Advanced Services Group at Aston University Business School. He was awarded an O.B.E. for services to the Motor Industry.

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Alistair Williamson

Alistair Williamson started as a technical engineer with Bedford Trucks and graduated through senior engineering roles at Scania UK and MAN AG, becoming Global Marketing Director for MAN AG based in Munich. He has operated his own successful Marketing consultancy for 14 years.

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