Volkswagen and Iberdrola, together in Bilbao for sustainable mobility
The heads of the two companies inaugurate an exhibition by Norman Foster on the history and future of the machine at the Guggenheim Museum.
The exhibition’ Stir. Motors, Art, Architecture’, a complex design curated by Norman Foster that reviews further than a century of machine creation in a trip through 38 vehicles that are fantastic workshop due to their creativity and indeed their oddity. This exhibition involves 15 design seminaries from four mainlands and is a conflation of the mobility of the history and the commitment to the sustainability of transport in the present and thefuture.The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, and the CEO of the Volkswagen Group, Herbert Diess, took part in the event, a demonstration of the commitment of both realities and their alliance for sustainable mobility. An area in which, as the exhibition shows, the impregnable trend towards electrification can be observed, which the automotive assiduity shares with so numerous other productive sectors, together with the use of new digital technologies, invention in design and maximising care for the terrain through renewable powers and the indirecteconomy.The Chairman of Iberdrola appertained at this event to the new report on the climate extremity by the United Nations panel of experts (IPCC), recalling that’we only have one earth and that we’ve the technology and intelligence to cover it’. Ignacio Galán also recalled that he has lived through numerous energy heads and maintained that’Europe now has the great occasion of an energy strategy to be tone-sufficient’. For his part, the chairman of Volkswagen emphasised that’thanks to the volition of sustainable electrification, numerous fields are opening up for new businesses and jobs’. The speakers emphasised how the first motor vehicles were a result for drawing up metropolises. Now, with the electric vehicle result, a response is also handed to health problems caused by pollution incities.The world of mobility is much further than transport it’s art, emotion, speed and design. Each vehicle in the exhibition also reflects the personality and culture of the countries in which it was manufactured.‘ Stir. Motors, Art, Architecture’presents numerous of their creations to a wide public for the first time, as they’ve noway left the private collections or public institutions to which they belong.