December 5, 2019
Tesla's unveiling of its polarizing Cybertruck and Ford's debut of the all-electric Mustang Mach-E has got us thinking about the impact of electrification on the automobile industry. Environmental concerns and government incentives are encouraging consumers to consider electric vehicles over traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) automobiles, and carmakers have taken noticed.
GM, Daimler, Volkswagen, and Volvo have announced plans to shift production to an electric future. This change means fewer jobs for assembly workers as electric drive systems contain far fewer parts than engines. However, electric engineers will be in high demand. While sales of ICE vehicles will continue to dominate for the next decade, EV sales are expected to surpass them in 2038 as gas-powered automobiles fade into extinction. It's been an uphill battle, but electric vehicles are headed for victory in the car wars.
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