Paul Nieuwenhuis is co-director of the Centre for Automotive Industry Research at Cardiff Business School and the Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence, both at Cardiff University. He has a long track record of studying the impact of the car on our environment and has published a string of books and articles on this topic, from The Green Car Guide (1992) to the innovative Sustainable Automobility (2014). This work has always been placed in the context of a broad overview of the automotive industry and its history, as exemplified by his edited The Global Automotive Industry (2015). In addition, he has engaged in advisory work for most vehicle manufacturers and many international institutions, as well as national and regional governments. He holds a PhD from Edinburgh University.