‘Worst crisis ever’: Carmakers line up for recovery cash amid calls to go green

Euractiv | Mar 25, 2020 at 8:08 AM
  • Environmentalists say public money aimed at helping the automotive industry recover from the COVID-19 crisis must be future-proof and geared towards green technologies.
  • Eric-Mark Huitema, director general of ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, called it “the worst crisis ever to impact the automotive industry”.
  • And the European Commission has started approving national state aid schemes to support businesses during the crisis.