Transforming production structures in the automotive industry

The automotive industry is undergoing massive structural change, in particular with the inevitable shift from internal combustion engines (ICE) to electric motors. But what do these changes mean at the coalface, for production structures at both manufacturers and suppliers? How can they best prepare for a structured transition? We analyze the impact of the shift to electric motors on automotive production and show some opportunities for vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.


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August 04 - Industry Activity - China - Europe - Germany - Global - Russia

Resilience in Disruption

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by Roland Berger
August 03 - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Infrastructure - UK

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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

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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

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by Roland Berger
May 09 - CO2 legislation - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Mobility behaviour - Mobility concept preferences - Mobility planning - China - Europe - Germany - North America - USA

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by Automotive World
March 09 - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV preference - Industry Activity - Europe - Global - North America - USA

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by Automotive World