Historic challenges for the automotive industry

The automotive industry is going through a series of step changes. The rapid growth of megacities, the greying of Western societies and new technological developments are presenting OEMs around the globe with a whole new set of challenges.

Business model innovation for realignment of automotive industry

The automotive industry is facing historical challenges. The changing customer requirements in the triad markets and even in the emerging markets, leaps in technologies, especially in the area of new drivetrain concepts, entrance of new competitors from the emerging markets and from outside of the automotive indu [...]

Development of a CO2 strategy for worldwide leading automotive OEM

Challenge: The significant changes in customer behavior and legal requirements have made the topic of CO2 a major factor for the product strategy of our client. The existing dominant technology focus needed to be complemented by a stronger market [...]

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Viewpoints31 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 [...]

Viewpoints12 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 [...]

Viewpoints21 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 [...]

Viewpoints07 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

<span style="font-size: 12px; ">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 [...]

Press Releases29 March 2017

Arthur D. Little predicts how future mobility solutions will affect automotive OEMs

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released a new study, “The Future of Automotive Mobility.” Based on a global survey of 6,500 participants, including customers, industry players and regulators, the report examines how the megatrends of [...]

Press Releases29 November 2016

Arthur D. Little: “The True Economic and Environmental Costs of Battery Electric Vehicles in the United States – a 2015 Review and 2025 Forecast”

A new study of the real impact of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) compared to internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs), in terms of both total cost of ownership (net of public subsidies) and environmental impact, reveals no easy choice [...]

Press Releases27 September 2016

Arthur D. Little Study: Western truck manufacturers clash with Chinese in the Middle East

Arthur D. Little pioneers with a study about truck industry providers in the Middle East, which will become a major growth driver in the coming years.For the first time, both European and Chinese manufacturers compete under the same [...]

Press Releases31 July 2014

Arthur D. Little predicts future developments of automotive CO2

Despite the growing importance of automotive CO2 regulations, a uniform global approach to tackle the issue has not yet been developed. Countries have adopted different regulatory policies and implementation procedures, resulting in a high [...]