Due to high energy prices – the German price of electricity is, on average, 2.5 times higher than in the USA – Germany has become unattractive as a production location. New production plants are being set up outside Germany, especially as climate-friendly technologies are being subsidized in the USA, for example.
It is imperative that the entire automotive industry focus on new forms of drive systems and greater digitalization if it wants to remain a player in the global market of the future. And the time is already pressing. If top positions are vacant in the companies of the automotive manufacturers and suppliers, additional risks quickly arise. This is particularly true in times when there is a shortage of skilled workers and the recruitment process often becomes drawn out. The assignment of an interim automotive manager can provide a great potential solution for such situations. With his technical expertise and innovative input, he can be relied upon to bridge gaps in the management area.