Time to give the transport sector the predictability needed to flourish in a zero-emissions economy

Time to give the transport sector the predictability needed to flourish in a zero-emissions economy

Despite its clear potential for clean transportation, electro-mobility still does not seem to be the motor driving Europe’s economic, climate, and industrial policy, writes Folker Franz. Folker Franz is Senior Vice-President at ABB Europe and currently chairs the Platform for Electro-Mobility, an industry-NGO coalition. As we plan the future of mobility, considering how European citizens and goods will move around in coming decades, Europe is at a crossroads. We can stay on our current path, powering our cars, planes, trains, and ships with fossil fuels, wasting capital while increasing greenhouse…

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Lagarde promises to continue with the free cash position of Draghi

Lagarde promises to continue with the free cash position of Draghi

Christine Lagarde promised on Wednesday (4 September) to respond with “agility” to the looming financial and economic turbulences once she becomes the president of the European Central Bank in November, while confirming that the current loose monetary stance will continue for a “long period of time.” Speaking before the European Parliament’s Committee of Economic and Monetary Affairs, the outgoing International Monetary Fund’s managing director stressed that price stability is the “main anchor of the ECB”. A “clear mandate” is “vital for stability and welfare”, said the first woman elected to…

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