Retail network – Radical changes ahead

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Automotive, Manufacturing October 2017

Retail network – Radical changes ahead

Dealers’ future business models need to evolve towards a mobility-solutions hub

Technological disruptions and new client needs are causing the automotive industry to evolve toward a model based on mobility services. Mobility on demand will become its greatest component, which will require transitioning from a product model to a service model. Therefore, dealers will need to develop new competencies and capabilities aligned with: [...]

Car sharing in China: another storm is coming in city mobility

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Automotive October 2017

Car sharing in China: another storm is coming in city mobility

The booming car-sharing business in China, its challenges and key success factors

After Didi acquired Uber China in 2016, the fierce battle between the two chauffeur giants came to an end, resulting in a large customer pool that was well educated on new urban mobility. Now the battle in city mobility continues, with another storm coming in - car sharing. Arthur D. Little analyzes the market dynamics, major challenges, and implications for the future. [...]

Identifying new growth frontiers in Indian  passenger vehicle market through digitization

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Automotive September 2017

Identifying new growth frontiers in Indian passenger vehicle market through digitization

Building a case to develop an online platform leveraging used-car sales data to penetrate tier-three cities in India

India may be the third-largest passenger vehicle market by 2020, clocking 5 million units in annual sales. A strong demand, growing market and a thriving supplier ecosystem have attracted several players in the Indian passenger market in the last 8 years, the most recent being Jeep and Kia Motors. [...]

The rapid growth of bike sharing in China – good news for city mobility?

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Automotive July 2017

The rapid growth of bike sharing in China – good news for city mobility?

The explosive growth of the bike sharing business in China, and the implications for new mobility

With significant venture capital injected, bike sharing has been booming rapidly in China since the second half of 2016, and already looks to be impacting the future development of the urban mobility ecosystem.  [...]

The future of automotive mobility

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Automotive March 2017

The future of automotive mobility

Winning the power play in tomorrow’s radically changed automotive ecosystem

Automotive as it has evolved over the last 100 years is perceived by many as leading to massive problems over the world. Driven by wealth, urbanization and increasing car-park pollution and congestion, effects have increased globally and need to be addressed. [...]

What’s in the future for fuel cell vehicles?

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Automotive February 2017

What’s in the future for fuel cell vehicles?

Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles fully demonstrate their benefits with the uptake scenario still uncertain and OEMs already investing?

The development of new and diversified technologies is creating exciting opportunities within the automotive industry. Arthur D. Little has already analyzed and reported the evolution trends in traditional and innovative powertrain technologies. In this report Arthur D. Little provides its perspective on the present and future of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), providing a synthetic comparison with other technologies, as well as an overview of FCV benefits and the main obstacles to their adoption. [...]

The Truck Industry in the Middle East

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Automotive, Strategy & Organization September 2016

The Truck Industry in the Middle East

Strategic growth opportunities in an underestimated region

Conventional wisdom in the truck industry is that the Middle East is mostly a budget-truck market, with a strong presence of Chinese manufacturers - but the reality is different. [...]

The future of diesel engines

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Automotive, Strategy & Organization July 2016

The future of diesel engines

Diesel market share will stay above 50% in medium-upper car segments

Limits on emissions in the automotive sector are expected to become even more stringent in the future, with the US and EU leading the regulation pattern. [...]

How to unlock the hidden value of the customer?

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Automotive, Strategy & Organization July 2016

How to unlock the hidden value of the customer?

Capturing maximum customer spending through dynamic pricing and bundling

In the last two decades all OEMs have found new space for growth by leveraging additional revenue streams thataddressed downstream business and ancillary products and services. They realized that even though they were massivelyinvesting in marketing and sales activities that attempted to influence consumer perceptions in order to generate salesopportunities, they were achieving only 40% of customer spending. [...]

The China light van segment

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Automotive March 2015

The China light van segment

A dynamic market with increasing volume and shifting needs

The light van market in China seems to be a long-forgotten segment for foreign OEMs. The market is mostly in low-tier cities and rural areas where customers have limited budgets. As a result, most foreign OEMs have not paid too much attention to it, despite the size of the market (around 3 million units in 2014). Yet upcoming regulation and a shift in customer usage may modify the current market landscape and open a new door for foreign players. [...]

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