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October 08 - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Digitized culture preference - Industry Activity - Technology - Venture Capital Invest - Mobility - Germany - Global

How the Automotive Industry can learn from digitally-born Software Companies

Software is a key business-driver for every industry and tailor-made software is the basis for competitive advantages. The ability to run a software factory on highest level of excellence decides about business success. Can Automotive learn from digitally-born Software Companies? Isn’t the “Netflix software” totally different to the hardware-constrained software in car? Read More
by Other
October 07 - Digitized culture preference - Industry Activity - Technology - Germany - Global

Software Architecture for safety critical brake and steering systems

OEMs are moving to a function-defined software architecture with a independent hardware structure, software driven innovations and functions on demand. But what about time critical and safety features? In this presentation from ZF the effect of these trends on braking and steering systems is examined. Read More
by Other
October 05 - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Digitized culture preference - Industry Activity - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Technology - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - Venture Capital Invest - Artificial Intelligence - Venture Capital Invest - Mobility - Germany - Global

Software-defined vehicle: Open Eco-System for Automotive Software

Consumer expectations in the automotive industry have changed dramatically by shifting from hardware to software features. This requires a software-defined vehicle approach which accelerates the innovation cycle and reduces complexity along the whole operational model and across multiple devices. Read More
by Other
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
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
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 21 - Digitized culture preference - Industry Activity - Infrastructure - Belgium - Canada - China - Europe - France - Germany - Global - Italy - Netherlands - North America - Spain - Sweden - UK - USA

Agency sales model

How agency sales models can benefit manufacturers and dealers. Read More
by Roland Berger
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
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