Urban mobility – The new battleground for the traveler?

For travelers, it is unnecessarily complicated to move around cities. Every urban area uses specific systems, applications, and customer interfaces. An overarching mobility platform, including urban mobility and travel products, is a feasible solution. It is also a chance for innovative mobility providers to catch intercity travelers as new customers. We interviewed three startups that are at the forefront of revolutionizing the industry and point the way to single-source mobility.

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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

Decarbonising road freight demands more than zero-emission powertrains

Zero-emission powertrain technologies are the long-term solution but fleets must develop a portfolio of measures with more immediate impact. By Walter Rentzsch and Wilfried Aulbur. Read More
by Automotive World
March 09 - Autonomous vehicle preference - Customer curiosity - Customer interest - EV preference - Industry Activity - Europe - Global - North America - USA

Managing volatility: the race to conquer an uncertain future in the CV industry

Megatrend development is enacting a profound change on the commercial vehicle sector, writes Roland Berger’s Wilfried Aulbur, Walter Rentzsch, Frank Pietras and Wenbo Yuan. Read this article to understand whether OEMs or startups are best positioned to navigate today’s volatile future. Read More
by Automotive World
February 24 - Battery cost - EVs - EV portfolio - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Patent activities - Technology - Asia-Pacific - China - Europe - Germany - Global - North America

The Lithium-Ion (EV) battery market and supply chain: Part 2

In the second installment of this free two-part webinar series, Roland Berger’s Dr Wolfgang Bernhart and Tim Hotz discuss different approaches to mitigate supply, cost and sustainability risks. Read More
by Roland Berger
February 04 - Battery cost - EVs - EV/PHEV sales - Industry Activity - Europe - Germany - Global

The Lithium-Ion (EV) battery market and supply chain: Part 1

In the first of a free two-part webinar series, Roland Berger’s Dr Wolfgang Bernhart and Dennis Gallus discuss existing and future challenges and risks in the Lithium-Ion battery ecosystem. Read More
by Roland Berger
January 14 - Customer interest - Mobility behaviour - Mobility concept preferences - Mobility planning - Technology - Venture Capital Invest - Mobility - Global

Advanced Air Mobility – from science fiction to reality

We expect the first commercial operations by 2025 and also a rapid growth of the market in the upcoming years. But what opportunities and risks does Advanced Air Mobility entail for investors? What will it take to commercialize Advanced Air Mobility flights? Read More
by Roland Berger
December 16 - Automotive products (Level 4+) - Industry Activity - Patent activities - R&D intensity - Autonomous driving - Test roads - Autonomous vehicle - Vehicle-2-vehicle communication - Asia-Pacific - China - Europe - North America

Steering through the semiconductor crisis

The global semiconductor shortage that has gripped the automotive sector and many other industries since 2020 is likely to last for several years in older technology nodes. So, what can the automotive industry do to address the current crisis and protect against a future one? Read More
by Roland Berger