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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 07 - Automotive association activities - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle preference - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Technology - Test roads - Autonomous vehicle - Type approval process - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - China - Germany - Global - North America - South Korea - USA

What will it take to agree a gold standard for autonomous vehicle safety?

Industry players are coming together to jointly develop global reference solutions for self-driving safety challenges. The Autonomous forum has been pioneering a collaborative approach to autonomous vehicle (AV) development for the past two years, bringing together a community of players across the mobility ecosystem to establish safety standards and practices. Breaking down AV safety into […] Read More
by Automotive World
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
June 16 - Amount of shared vehicles - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - Mobility behaviour - Mobility concept preferences - Mobility planning - Asia-Pacific - Canada - China - Dubai - Germany - Global - India - Netherlands - Saudi Arabia - Singapore - South Korea - UAE - UK - USA

Last-mile delivery poised for huge growth after e-commerce boom

Last-mile players face a wealth of product, customer and operational challenges, but intelligent and green tech promises a bright and competitive market. Read More
by Automotive World
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
May 31 - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer interest - Industry Activity - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Test roads - Autonomous vehicle - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - China - Germany - Japan - South Korea - USA

Why Some Hands-Free Driving Leaves AV Industry’s Hands Tied

Level 3 autonomy is the uncanny valley of AV tech; its challenges say a lot about the future of self-driving cars and trucks. Read More
by CoMotion
May 28 - Automotive association activities - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Autonomous vehicle preference - Infrastructure - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Regulation - Test roads - Autonomous vehicle - Type approval process - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - China - Germany - UK - USA

Do AVs need smooth roads and clear signage?

Human drivers are more than capable of driving safely despite issues such as potholes, obscured traffic signals or fading road signs, but is there a guarantee that an autonomous vehicle (AV) could show similar flexibility? Read More
by Automotive World
May 19 - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer interest - Industry Activity - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Technology - Europe - Global

Quantum Computing | When will the breakthrough come?

Companies anticipate massive impact on business models when quantum computing breakthrough is achieved. This article focuses on 4 steps that are essential to develop a quantum strategy. Read More
by Roland Berger
March 24 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Asia-Pacific - China - Europe - France - Germany - Global - Italy - Japan - South Korea - USA

E-Mobility Index 2021

China retains its competitive lead while the United States drops to fourth place. While COVID-19 has had a negative impact on vehicle markets around the world, sales of electric vehicles (xEVs) have grown strongly, especially in Europe. Read More
by fka
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