Labour market challenges of green transition in West Sweden: Electrification and the transition of the automotive cluster
The automotive cluster in West Sweden in rapid transition towards electrification. Volvo Cars has pledged to offer only electrical vehicles from 2030 onwards, and Volvo Cars and Volvo Group plan to establish two large battery factories by 2030. The aim of the research programme is to study the electrification of the automotive cluster in West Sweden as a case of regional industrial green transition. It will investigate labour market and welfare effects of the green transition and how regional actors manage the change processes and potential societal challenges.