CWIEME Berlin 2023
In May 2023, CWIEME Berlin 2023, the world’s largest motor exhibition, was held in Berlin, Germany CWIEME is the industry’s focus event, bringing together around 1,000 motor-related suppliers and production equipment companies from around the world.
Although the exhibitors and content of the 2023 show did not change significantly from 2022, there were some changes in the atmosphere at the show: for European complete vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, who have been promoting electrification with a focus on BEVs in accordance with the EU authorities’ policy of tightening environmental regulations, the ongoing energy uncertainty caused by the prolonged war in Russia and Ukraine and the The continued energy uncertainty due to the prolonged war in Russia and Ukraine, high prices of drive batteries and procurement risks for various materials continue to be serious concerns for European manufacturers and suppliers, and not a few voices were heard expressing scepticism about the shift to all-BEVs.
Furthermore, the atmosphere surrounding BEVs has clearly changed from a year ago, with the eFuel allowance under the CO2 regulation for small cars announced just before the exhibition and the possibility of engines surviving as a result of this. New technological trends were evident across the entire vehicle range, including electric powertrains, internal combustion engines, ADAS and automated driving, interior and exterior, digital and LCA compliance.