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Episode 4: The EV Value Chain

Can the logistics behind the EV supply chain ever be as green and sustainable as the vehicles and components being delivered?  Innovation leaders at DHL believe the answer is a resounding - yes.  

Welcome to Episode four of EV TV – Electric Vehicle Television.  This programme looks at all aspects of transportation, electrification, and sustainable logistics to help you prepare for the demands of the future.

Episode 4: The EV Value Chain

Sustainable Logistics Solutions

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Episode 4

The EV Value Chain – Sustainable Logistics Solutions

EVs are realistically projected to account for more than 50% of new car sales by 2040, and advances in EV science may well see this happen sooner. In episodes one to three we explored the environmental and future potential of electric vehicles.  In this episode we investigate the sustainability of the EV supply chain.  Industry experts from around the world share their insights. Our findings might surprise you. Just some of the points we explore include the simplicity of electric vehicle drive systems, why OEMs are demanding greener supply chains and how the integration of ESG (environment, social & governance) will accelerate positive and sustainable logistics change.

Hosted by TV motoring personality and presenter, Brendan Coogan, this month’s episode visits the DHL Hub in Berlin and looks at why road transport carbon reduction is not just about electrification. We discover the sustainable logistics transport technologies DHL is considering for the future. Experts and innovation leaders from DHL, including Silje Skogstad, Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, DPDHL Group, Markus Reckling, Managing Director DHL Express Germany, Fabio Sacchi VP Commercial Business Development, DHL Team EV, and Marijn Slabbekoorn, DHL Express Go Green Program Manager for Europe. Together they discuss the opportunities and challenges. From establishing electrified fleets and ultra-low-carbon last mile deliveries, DHL is pioneering both new sustainable logistics solutions and a positive environment for powering essential change.

EV TV – More Episodes

Episode 1: Our Environment

In the first episode of EV TV, we look at electric cars, pros & cons and how they impact our environment. We explore innovations in electric car technology and bust some myths about electricity production and carbon emissions.

Episode 2: EV Battery Life Span & Lifecycles

How long do batteries last in electric cars? What is an electric car battery lifespan? These are highly charged questions that has been stimulating much debate and causing confusion amongst consumers. 

Episode 3: EV Battery Technology

Electric vehicle technology is changing fast.  We explore the incredible developments happening now and predict the future of EVs.

Episode 5: The EV Value Chain

This episode looks at how the transportation landscape has changed over the decades and what we can expect from electric vehicles charging in the future.

Episode 6: New Chapter in EV Logistics

In this episode we visit DHL’s Innovation Center near Cologne in Germany, one of several around the globe, and meet with Katja Busch, DHL CCO & Head of CSI and Fathi Tlatli, President Global Auto-Mobility sector DHL CSI.  Together they explain the foundations and future systems needed for a new chapter of logistics.

Formula E Racing Special

In the following two-part special EV TV travels to Rome, Italy and visits the FIA Formula E World Championships to discover what it takes to logistically stage this emerging and challenging motorsport on the tracks and across the big cities of the world.

Get involved in EV TV

Team EV is always looking for experts and contributors to help tell the EV story. If you would like to find out more or get involved, please get in touch. 

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