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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 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 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 23 - Battery cost - EVs - CO2 legislation - EV preference - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Regulation - Restrictions for ICEs - Belgium - Europe - France - Germany - Italy - Netherlands - Spain - Sweden

Heavy-duty vehicles CO2 targets 2030: Which drivetrain technology will win?

After the passenger car market has been driven by regulation to ever greater CO2 optimization over the past ten years, it is time for the EU's second-largest cause of greenhouse gas emissions in road traffic: heavy-duty vehicles (HDV) like commercial trucks or buses. Read More
by fka
June 09 - Automotive association activities - CO2 legislation - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Mobility concept preferences - Restrictions for ICEs - Europe - Global - North America - South America

Life Cycle Assessments – Controversial, but without Alternative

The decision about the phase-out of fossil fuels in our transport systems has been made and the focus is now primarily on battery electric vehicles, but synthetic fuels and fuel cells are still in the running. Only life cycle assessments that cover the entire service life of the vehicles from the production of raw materials […] Read More
by Springer Fachmedien
June 02 - EV portfolio - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - USA

Electric vehicles as home energy storage

The new Ford F-150 Lightning and other electric vehicles can deliver home energy storage at a lower cost. Thus, they could be among the cheapest home energy solutions on the market. 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
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