E-cars are becoming increasingly important to manufacturers as demand continues to rise. As a result, manufacturers are needing to change their approach to the supply chain. External and internal suppliers are developing new concepts and, importantly, in-house operations such as quality control are adapting to suit the needs of e-car manufacturing.
For many years the internal combustion engine and fossil fuel based car has been the accepted norm, with production lines having been built and refined around it. The electric car, however, has introduced the biggest shake-up to production since Henry Ford’s assembly line.