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October 06 - Battery cost - EVs - CO2 legislation - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Restrictions for ICEs - Technology

Batteries or Fuel Cells – How to stay competitive in a world of Zero-Emission Vehicles

Climate change and government policies require decarbonization - hydrogen and battery technologies are prerequisites and drivers for the transformation. Read about how to stay competitive in a world of Zero-Emission Vehicles in this article. Read More
by Roland Berger
October 04 - Automotive association activities - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Industry Activity - Mobile network - 5G coverage - Multi modal mobility - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - Germany

Automotive Software Factory

With higher software and feature demand in vehicles, requirements for OEMs in SW-development have increased. OEMs are implementing new E/E architectures to address increasing software and feature requirements. For a successful transformation towards a SW-enabled company, OEMs and tier-1s need to undertake major changes within their organization. Read More
by Roland Berger
September 10 - Autonomous vehicle preference - Battery cost - EVs - Digitized culture preference - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV sales - Patent activities - Technology - Venture Capital Invest - Mobility - Europe - Germany - USA

Meet the Automotive Disruptors #3: Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili

In the third part of our series “Meet the Automotive Disruptors”, senior partner Wolfgang Bernhart spoke with Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili, about his company’s surging valuation and rocky start as a garage business that eventually became a Tier-1 technology supplier. The young CEO questions if car startups are really more successful […] Read More
by Roland Berger
September 08 - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Battery cost - EVs - EV portfolio - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - Industry Activity - Infrastructure - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Technology - Test roads - Autonomous vehicle - Europe - Germany - Global - USA

Triple Transformation: Position, Perform, Progress

Automotive manufacturers and suppliers are facing a tremendous challenge. Actually, there are three challenges occurring simultaneously. Norbert Dressler, Global Head of Automotive at Roland Berger, calls this task Triple Transformation and summarizes it in three words: position, perform, and progress. Read More
by Roland Berger
August 30 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Mobility concept preferences - Asia-Pacific - Belgium - Canada - China - Dubai - Europe - France - Germany - Global - India - Italy - Japan - Netherlands - North America - Russia - Saudi Arabia - Singapore - South Korea - Spain - Sweden - UAE - UK - USA

ADR Survey Insights: EV criteria

More and more people consider buying an electric car. What are the main reasons for wanting to buy an EV? And what are the biggest challenges EVs need to overcome? In this ADR Survey Insight we recapitulate the main results from our last ADR #9 survey regarding electrification. Read More
by Roland Berger
July 30 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - Digitized culture preference - Mobility behaviour - Global

ADR Survey Insights: COVID and Car Purchasing

COVID has impacted the way people buy cars. Due to lock down and the fear of the pandemic, many people stayed home while the importance of a private car increased. In this ADR Survey Insight we recapitulate how COVID affected the mobility behavior. Read More
by Roland Berger
July 26 - CO2 legislation - EV portfolio - Industry Activity - Restrictions for ICEs - Europe - North America

Decarbonizing transportation

The transportation and logistics sector is facing increased pressure to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing CO2 emissions and environmental impact in this carbon-intensive industry is not just important in order to comply with regulatory targets and achieve global climate goals. Climate Action is a clear opportunity. Check out this article to see why. Read More
by Roland Berger
July 12 - Battery cost - EVs - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Europe - France - Germany - Italy - Sweden - UK

LiB Production Capacity July 2021

Europe is the fastest growing market in battery cells production. Up to 1,000 GWh/a LiB cell production capacity already announced until 2030. Read More
by Roland Berger
June 03 - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer curiosity - Mobile network - 5G coverage - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication

Meet the Automotive Disruptors #1: Jack Cheng, CEO of the MIH Open Platform Alliance

We start our new series “Meet the Automotive Disruptors”, with Jack Cheng, CEO of the MIH Alliance, to learn more about this new partnership’s motivation, current status and vision. The Taiwanese contract manufacturing giant, famous for manufacturing Apple’s iPhone, launched the MIH Open Platform Alliance and is transferring the open source approach from tech to […] Read More
by Roland Berger
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