Advancing the (r)evolution of sustainability in the automotive industry

See how automakers are evolving from traditional manufacturers to mobility services providers by quickly advancing engineering, manufacturing, and customer and passenger experiences.

The environmental impact of the automotive industry

Automakers and consumers are responding to today’s realities—real environmental and financial risks that require swift adaptation and fundamental transformation of our global economy.


metric tons of carbon dioxide are emitted annually by a standard car1


of global emissions are attributable to road transport2


more electric vehicle (EV) units were sold globally in 2018 than the year before3

Mobility services

Promote sustainability with intelligent, demand-driven mobility services that help you reduce your carbon footprint, minimize traffic and accidents, and deliver a seamless passenger experience.

Reinventing business with smart mobility services

Use advanced data insights to diversify into smart mobility services that help produce new revenue streams.

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Cities moving in new ways with digitization

Learn how urban centers are collaborating on smart mobility solutions powered by connectivity, real-time data, and AI.


Move your EV data to the cloud to optimize infrastructure and connectivity for vehicles, charge stations, and the grid. Incorporate demand forecasting and coordination. And improve new battery technology and reuse.

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Powering electric vehicles in smarter ways

SUN Mobility develops cloud-connected interchangeable batteries delivered at Azure-powered swap stations in India.

Accelerating the transition to sustainable mobility

Clever is using cloud services to optimize EV charging—maximizing the use of renewable energy and reducing costs.

Circular economy

In the circular economy, neither end-of-life vehicles nor component parts are wasted—they're repurposed as raw material. Emerging Microsoft solutions for circularity enable strategic decision making that’s based on past usage data modeling, forecasting, and simulations.

What’s next for EV batteries

Car manufacturers are exploring new second-life electrification and circularity approaches for lithium-ion batteries that are no longer usable in electric vehicles—driven by Azure-powered vehicle data collection.

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Select suppliers with environmentally responsible practices—and use Microsoft technologies, such as Azure analytics, machine learning, and telematics, to measure and share sustainability data across your operations.

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Adapting to unexpected demands

Auto manufacturers are looking to AI-enabled supply chains to visualize data from processes, products, and people to inform decision making—and differentiate themselves in a fast-changing competitive landscape.

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