Electric Cars Create Jobs

by Swagato Chakravorty
Energy & Capital
July 5, 2012

A new study out of Germany examines employment prospects within the automotive sector, devoting special attention to the emergence of alternative drive trains…

Green Car Congress quotes Professor Dieter Spath, Head of Institute Fraunhofer IAO:

“With regard to the electrification of the powertrain, jobs will not only be created in research and development, but also in manufacturing. Powertrain manufacturers capable of producing conventional and also non-conventional powertrain components competitively will be able to count on at least steady employment in each of the analyzed market scenarios…”

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