A rapid transition to zero emission vehicles is under way, but it is still not clear if the sector’s transformation is sufficient to avert the worst effects of climate change.
Cars and trucks account for three-quarters of all transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, including planes, trains and ships, according to McKinsey & Co., and automakers and commercial truck manufacturers will have to accelerate their push to reach net-zero targets by the middle of the century. These goals are set but the road to reaching them is not.
“How to get there isn’t written in stone,” Eric Hannon from McKinsey’s Center for Future Mobility told Automotive News .. “We’re moving too slowly, frankly. We’re not on the right track to get there yet. “