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Clearing the air on cloud: How industrial companies can capture cloud technology’s full business value

– The industrial application of cloud technology is widely seen as very promising, so we went to the front lines and conducted a large-scale survey to find out what really works.
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Unlocking the full life-cycle value from connected-car data

– Car data can help mobility players along the entire value chain—but they need to act now.
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When code is king: Mastering automotive software excellence

– With software driving tomorrow’s automotive innovations, R&D organizations must quickly master its intricacies.
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The CEO agenda for companies in advanced industries

– As automotive and industrial companies take tactical steps to survive the pandemic, they should seize the opportunity to embrace... ten actions to sustain leadership and value creation in the coming decade.
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CEO dialogue: Perspectives on reimagining industrial supply chains

– After seeing the COVID-19 pandemic generate unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains, CEOs are taking innovative approaches... to build resilient, digitally infused operations.

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Understanding mobility’s second great inflection point

Senior partner Asutosh Padhi discusses the technological breakthroughs changing the mobility ecosystem and lays out what the shifts mean for automotive and other industries.

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McKinsey Electric Vehicle Index: Europe cushions a global plunge in EV sales

– McKinsey’s recent analysis of global electric-vehicle markets shows both challenges and opportunities ahead.
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The impact of COVID-19 on future mobility solutions

– As the global pandemic spreads, mobility players need to prepare for the new world ahead.

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‘Our people are our destiny’: Capability building at Volvo Cars

– Björn Annwall, leader of Volvo Cars in the EMEA region, believes business leaders should be deliberate and hands-on when... it comes to developing their people.
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How charging in buildings can power up the electric-vehicle industry

– More than 50 million electric vehicles could be sharing roads in the next five years. Updating charging infrastructure is key... to scaling the industry.
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From no mobility to future mobility: Where COVID-19 has accelerated change

– The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted mobility, and its effects will linger well into next year. How will changing consumer preferences,... technologies, and regulations shape the market in 2021?
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The second COVID-19 lockdown in Europe: Implications for automotive retail

– As COVID-19 continues to spread, new shutdown measures in Europe could create additional complications for automotive retailers.
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Private autonomous vehicles: The other side of the robo-taxi story

– Although private self-driving cars attract less attention than robo-taxis do, our new market model suggests that they could give... OEMs opportunities for growth.
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Driving for resilience: An interview with the CEO of India’s Tata Motors

– Guenter Butschek, CEO of Tata Motors, shares his perspectives on the COVID-19-era challenges of leading a major global automotive... company based in India, and the opportunities just up the road.
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Subscribed to future auto finance yet?

– Auto financing’s future will be dynamic, disruptive, and different. Here’s our perspective on the European market.
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A future beyond brick and mortar: Disruption in automotive retail

– As customer expectations evolve and cost pressures rise, automotive retail strategies must also change rapidly.
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Reimagining the auto industry’s future: It’s now or never

– Disruptions in the auto industry will result in billions lost, with recovery years away. Yet companies that reimagine their operations... will perform best in the next normal. 
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Why most eTrucks will choose overnight charging

– Electric trucks are coming, but fleets need to find the best charging strategies to keep them going.
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Global emergence of electrified small-format mobility

– Electric two- and three-wheel vehicles are gaining in popularity. What does the future hold for the market?
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