Lithium-ion batteries for the global automotive industry and beyond

by Roland Berger

Asia still dominates the market for Lithium-ion batteries, with China alone boasting more than 70% of the world’s cell production capacity. Yet the European market for lithium-ion cells is already growing faster thanks to brisk demand mainly from automotive OEMs. To keep up, European battery manufacturers must focus primarily on reducing both initial investment outlays and ongoing production costs.


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September 30 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - Mobility behaviour - Mobility concept preferences - Regulation - Global

Urban logistics – From atomization to massification

Global eCommerce sales have been flourishing, and the market is projected to grow around 9% annually over the coming years. To satisfy a complex mix of rising demand, costs, efficiency loss, and CO2Emissions, cities, logistic players and others have tried local experimentations to better optimize urban delivery – but that is not enough. Read More
by Roland Berger
September 20 - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Mobility behaviour - Europe - Germany - Global - Netherlands - North America - USA

EV charging: What will it take to win?

The EV charging market is flourishing, but in a rather unstructured way. It is a complex market, directly influenced by the unpredictable behaviors of EV drivers. This study lays out successful business models for this complex market and what it will take to win. Read More
by Roland Berger
August 22 - CO2 legislation - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Europe - Germany - USA

Understanding the Transformative Journey to Fleet Electrification

To reach the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement, fleets need to achieve greater GHG reduction at a faster pace. For this, fleet operators need to electrify their vehicles. Read More
by Roland Berger
August 04 - Industry Activity - China - Europe - Germany - Global - Russia

Resilience in Disruption

Roland Berger examines how a growing number of crises are impacting international markets, and how your company can become more resilient in an era of disruption Read More
by Roland Berger
August 03 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Infrastructure - UK

Charging Ahead: Who Wins?

In this report, the Roland Berger office of London takes a closer look at the charging industry in the UK and compares it to other markets. Read More
by Roland Berger
August 02 - Autonomous vehicle - Computing power - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer interest - Digitized culture preference - Industry Activity - Technology - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - Global

Computer on Wheels – Part 4

The future of the automotive software industry: Spend, trends and how to transform Read More
by Roland Berger
May 25 - Battery cost - EVs - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Infrastructure - China - Europe - Germany - Global - Japan - UK - USA

EV Charging Index Edition 2 – Charging up

For the second time in six months, Roland Berger conducted its “EV Charging Index” to support OEM decision-makers, charging station operators, and utility companies in the electric vehicle industry. Read More
by Roland Berger