The Japanese car maker is not the whole industry – and there's also much disquiet about government's ambitious plans for electric vehicles.
New initiatives have allowed firms to enshrine their purpose in corporate bylaws, but gaps exist between local and international issues that can complicate the definition of a multinational's purpose.
What do the Carlos Ghosn scandal, the rising power of algorithms and the "gilets jaunes" have in common? The need to extend the spatial and temporal definitions of responsibility.
When manufacturers are chasing sales and more and more customers are plugging in, is the writing on the wall for F1?