- Rising energy prices and increased production costs are putting the entire automotive ecosystem under strain.
- High inflation rates, unprecedented concerns about energy prices and supply, and lower incomes for Europeans are alarming the whole value chain, from the largest manufacturers to the smallest SMEs, as well as the aftermarket.
- The sector appreciates recent policy initiatives at the national and European levels. However, uncertainties about the implementation and effectiveness of these measures persist.
- A structured dialogue with the sector is therefore urgently needed.