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After more than 40 years in fleet management, Roger Setzke is poised to retire. His best achievements aren’t about knowledge, income, or vehicles—they’re about folks. This transfer is driven by Gogoro’s in depth battery swapping platform in Taiwan changing into the de facto battery swapping standard for two-wheel vehicles there with a 95% take up price. Gogoro has over 10,000 battery swapping GoStations at over 2,300 areas, with 450,000 riders performing 340,000 day by day battery swaps.

Dirk Bott, Vice President Retail Network Solution and Global Account Executive, MSX International, discusses tech developments which are influencing automotive retail, examples of business transformation and what to anticipate going ahead. Stellantis’ CEO says suppliers who need to “repair” global warming will have to take up extra prices that include EVs. Ongoing challenges like stock shortages sparked by the chip scarcity make it exhausting to know if sellers will be succesful of serve …