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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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Seizing India’s capital-goods opportunity

– India’s domestic capital-goods sector is under-developed, weighed down by low investment in technology and talent. That may be... changing.
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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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Fast forward: How US auto dealers can grow in the digital age

– Though car buyers’ online research is lowering visits to dealerships, auto dealers have plenty of opportunities for growth.
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Will car users share their personal data?

– Surveyed consumers in China, Germany, and the United States say yes, if they see value in return.
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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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How rolling-stock manufacturers can lay track for profitable growth

– The character of the global rolling-stock industry is shifting from a product to a lifecycle business. Our new report sketches... a strategic road map for rolling-stock manufacturers to master these changes.
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Finding the true cost of portfolio complexity

– A fine-grained allocation of costs can help companies weed out “freeloader” products and improve performance.
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Delivering change: The transformation of commercial transport by 2025

– Our new report finds that the industry will experience many far-reaching shifts in the next ten years, which will pose genuine... challenges but could also bring large rewards.
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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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How to succeed: Strategic options for European machinery

– How companies can adjust to shifting growth patterns, the increasing pace of digitization, and organizational change.

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