When will the electric vehicle dream become a reality?
Insight on the inflection point
Ever since the Government of India made public its intention to electrify all new vehicles by 2030, a sudden wave of excitement has gripped the global automotive industry. Several global and local OEMs in India have begun work on their respective India electric vehicle (EV) strategies.
While several stakeholders are supportive of the widespread adoption of electric vehicles, we have looked specifically at electric utilities to understand the opportunities that such a change in the transportation landscape can generate, and define the key questions to be addressed in order to em
Automotive, Utilities & alternative energy
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.
Car sharing in China: another storm 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.
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.
The rapid growth of bike sharing in China
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. Arthur D.
Battery Electric Vehicles vs. Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles
A United States-Based Comprehensive Assessment
Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) do not consume gasoline or produce tailpipe carbon emissions, placing the promise of an environmentally sustainable driving experience within reach of the average consumer.
Fit for Customer Interaction
How do automotive manufacturers with multi-level sales structures align their interaction center organizations with increasingly demanding customer and product requirements?
The customer is moving more and more toward the focus of interaction, leading to more frequent and intensive customer dialogues in different channels.
Marketing & sales
The Future of Active Safety
The next steps towards autonomous driving
Many passive safety features and driver experience attributes in today’s cars make the cars heavy, bulky and costly. Taking human error out of the equation enables OEMs to rethink the car.
China’s Automotive Market
A Bumpy Ride Ahead? – How automotive OEMs can plan for a smoother journey
Based on in-depth market insight and a long track record of delivering strategic projects for major automotive companies in China, Arthur D.