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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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 [...]

Viewpoints06 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 [...]

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 [...]

Press Releases06 August 2013

Arthur D. Little identifies strategies for excellence in the Premium Automotive Segment

Competition between premium OEM’s will become fierce and put market shares at risk in the run up to 2020, according to management consultancy Arthur D. Little’s new viewpoint, Battle for Sales in the Premium segment. With all three [...]

Press Releases22 November 2012

Arthur D. Little develops solutions for online sales in the car industry

The role of online channels within the automotive sales industry is currently limited to information gathering with few links to sales. The OEMs need to integrate this channel in their sales concepts as a fully-fledged option as overcoming [...]

Press Releases07 March 2012

Arthur D. Little develops solutions for sustainable success of the connected car

Mobile technologies are making major inroads into the automotive industry. e-Mobility and efficient use of natural resources are becoming ever more important in defining the image of OEMs. With improved mobile connectivity and telematics [...]