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Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

July 2017 – For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design.
Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to  fill them
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The future(s) of mobility: How cities can benefit

– Autonomous vehicles, electric powertrains, vehicle sharing, and other advances are transforming urban mobility. Planning ahead... can help cities capture the benefits of the shift, from cleaner air to easier journeys.
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Dynamics in the global electric-vehicle market

– New research on electric mobility reveals Chinese OEMs produced 43 percent of EVs worldwide in 2016 and highlights other trends... in supply and demand.
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China’s electric-vehicle market plugs in

– China has emerged as a leader in both the supply of—and demand for—electric vehicles.
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How shared mobility will change the automotive industry

– While sharing cars likely means slower growth of vehicle sales, it also suggests strong new opportunities for automakers, suppliers,... and many more mobility players.
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Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

– As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But... the technology tells a (somewhat) different story.
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Shifting gears in cybersecurity for connected cars

– To secure products across the supply chain, the automotive sector must develop new ways to collaborate.
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Electrifying insights: How automakers can drive electrified vehicle sales and profitability

– Automakers face a difficult challenge: They must strike the right balance between selling enough electrified vehicles (EVs) to... comply with tightening regulatory fleet emissions and fuel economy targets, while preventing the incremental cost of adding costly battery packs to their vehicles from cannibalizing corporate profits. To compound matters, automakers cannot afford to lose focus on combustion engine models, which are often more profitable. Against this backdrop, our latest report provides fresh insights and potential solutions.
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How customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery

– The last mile is seeing disruption from new business models that address customer demand for ever-faster delivery, as well as... new technologies such as drones and autonomous ground vehicles.
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An integrated perspective on the future of mobility

– A number of social, economic, and technological trends will work together to disrupt mobility, potentially creating three new... urban models by 2030.
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Monetizing car data

– Cars generate data about how they are used, where they are, and who's behind the wheel. But how can industry players in the evolving... automotive ecosystem turn these data into valuable products and services?
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Rolling along: Bicycles, mobility, and the future of cities

– In an interview, Jay Walder of Motivate discusses how new services and technology are changing how city residents are getting... around.