Panel: How do you create a profitable electric vehicle?

September 9, 2021 9:00 am - 9:45 am

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Manoj Karwa
Josh Saling



The world’s automakers have committed fully to the fledgling electric vehicle market, but they face a major challenge in that most are currently unable to develop and sell EVs at a profit.

  • Are consumers willing to pay a premium for electric vehicles?
  • Are regulators doing enough to support the electric vehicle producers?
  • How will the cost gap between an electric vehicle and comparable ICE-powered model evolve over the next decade and beyond?
  • How can automakers reduce the cost of electric vehicles?
  • Beyond cost reduction, how else can automakers boost electric vehicle profitability?