Published: 17 December 2020

The Road Ahead: A policy research agenda for automotive circularity


While cars may never be fully carbon neutral, the automotive industry can significantly reduce its carbon footprint by adopting a high degree of circularity to deliver economic, societal and ecological dividends. Indeed, the convergence of technology and environmental megatrends is already propelling the modern automotive industry towards its first deep transformation. This report, the first of three, provides a framework that helps adapt policy tools to promote circularity, material and energy efficiency and support sustainable markets for circular cars and services.

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