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Self-driving cars and the future of the auto sector

– Autonomous vehicles seem to be inevitable. But what does that mean for car manufacturers, consumers, and safety?
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Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

– Technology-driven trends will revolutionize how industry players respond to changing consumer behavior, develop partnerships,... and drive transformational change.
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How carmakers can compete for the connected consumer

– Connectivity and automation are transforming the car industry. Our new report, based on an extensive consumer survey, provides... a road map for success.
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Full speed ahead: How the driverless car could transform cities

– Self-driving cars are not just about a hands-free driving experience. Their emergence points to an urban transformation that will... change the way people navigate, access information, and interact with one another.
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Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world

– The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. Here’s how they could affect consumers and companies.
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Global defense spending: The shifting center of gravity

– An understanding of the past century gives context to today’s uncertainty.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

A road map to the future for the auto industry

– As the sector transforms itself, will the automobile keep its soul?
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What’s driving the connected car

– New car technologies are transforming the automotive sector, with major implications for industry players and consumers alike.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Building cars with less capital

– New research suggests that Western players, especially those in Europe, have something to learn from their counterparts in Asia.
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Innovating automotive retail

– Automotive retail is changing fast around the world as disruptive new technologies enter the fray and customer expectations rise.... McKinsey’s 2013 Retail Innovation Consumer Survey describes the forces driving these changes and offers advice to OEMs and dealers alike for coping in a more turbulent future.
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The road to 2020 and beyond: What's driving the global automotive industry

– The global automotive industry is about to enter a period of wide-ranging and transformative change, as sales continue to shift... and environmental regulations tighten. The lesson: companies that want to have a successful, long-term future need to get key strategic decisions right in the next decade.

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