"If we want to improve urban mobility for real, we will have to be even more innovative"
Maarten van Gool shares his thoughts about his company’s transformation, the dramatic changes in the possibilities for drivers and the future of transport.
Powertrain at the Crossroads
Mapping the Future for the Global Bus and Truck Industry
The impact of the global financial crisis on the truck and bus industry has been profound. However, other forces are also driving significant changes in the powertrain industry.
How business can help solve the urban mobility challenge
The proportion of people living in urban areas around the world is constantly rising, and with it the challenge of mastering the growing complexity of urban travel.
The coming transformation of the automotive industry
The automotive industry is going through a crisis unprecedented in its century-long history.
Biofuels 2.0: investment opportunities and risks
Demand for biofuels is rapidly increasing as governments respond to climate change concerns. For the investor, such a rapidly growing market is attractive, but current demand depends heavily on government incentives.
Automotive, Utilities & alternative energy
CO2 @ automotive OEMs - What to do in the short term?
The CO2 debate is changing the automotive landscape. While technological solutions will take years to be implemented, changes in buying criteria and their impact on automotive sales might be the real challenge for global automotive OEMs.
Knowledge Management at Daimler-Benz's Passenger-Car Division
Daimler-Benz has long been a leading-edge manufacturer of high-quality luxury passenger cars, with a tradition of exceptional engineering, performance, and safety. The technological edge was the company's critical success factor and a structural barrier to market entry for potential competitors.
Industry Outlook Report New Paradigms for the Auto Industry Beyond 2000
The automotive industry will ride a wave of dramatic change over the next decade as new technologies emerge, markets stagnate in developed countries and grow in emerging countries, buying patterns change, and customers become ever more demanding.
Rethinking the Organisation: New Structures for Global Competitiveness
As the next millennium approaches, leading companies are racing to implement fundamental reorganisations of various kinds. Ford is rearranging itself into global "centers of excellence." AT&T is breaking apart.