Circular economy

As more and more profit-driven businesses join the circular economy, the challenges it poses become clearer to more and more leaders, including car designers.

This theme tackles the life cycle of new sustainable mobility products including batteries, tools to manage the circular economy and innovative solutions contributing to an effective circular economy.


  • MANAGING CIRCULAR ECONOMY – What are the key characteristics of circular economy and how can they be applied to the automotive sector?
  • NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND LIFE CYCLES OF NEW MATERIALS – How can we give a second life to lithium and fuel cell batteries, and what are the up-and-coming sustainable materials?
  • INNOVATION IN CIRCULAR ECONOMY – What new products and models can we expect from a cost-effective mobility economy, additive manufacturing and eco-design?