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EV fast charging: How to build and sustain competitive differentiation

– As millions of electric vehicles hit the roads in the next decade, the need for fast charging will grow rapidly. To win in this already competitive market, providers must differentiate themselves.
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The impact of electromobility on the German electric grid

– Estimates indicate that eight million electric vehicles could be on the roads in Germany by 2030. Investing in fast-charging stations... and managed charging will be key to upgrading infrastructure.
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Coping with the auto-semiconductor shortage: Strategies for success

– Just as cars and trucks go digital, a scarcity of semiconductors is causing billions of dollars in lost revenue for the automotive... industry. Here’s why it’s happening and how to move forward.
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Implementing a digital transformation at industrial companies

– Six building blocks can help industrial companies create a strong digital strategy and generate top value from digitization.
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Electromobility’s impact on powertrain machinery

– The shift to electric powertrains will ripple back to affect the machine-tool industry. Here’s what manufacturers need to... know.

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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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Making every part count: A component view on disruption in the automotive aftermarket for light vehicles until 2030

– While the global aftermarket is expected to grow through 2030, key trends will have a different effect on vehicle components.... Therefore, customized strategies will be critical for market stakeholders.
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Digitization in automotive retail in 2021 and beyond

– Experts from EURODA and Google weigh in on what’s next for the automotive sector as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate... digitization.
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Winning the Chinese BEV market: How leading international OEMs compete

– Keeping up with the ever-changing battery-electric-vehicle industry is a high-stakes challenge. Our benchmark of two international... and ten local models reveals how OEMs can win over Chinese consumers.
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Digging out: Forecasting for construction OEMs in the next normal

– As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates transformative trends within the construction-equipment industry, companies must rethink... their traditional strategies.
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Building better batteries: Insights on chemistry and design from China

– A detailed benchmark analysis of the batteries of Chinese battery-electric vehicles reveals how differences in battery-cell and... battery-pack design affect performance.
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Mobility’s future: An investment reality check

– In this time of crisis, the auto industry can’t afford to ignore crucial technology trends. Our analysis of the mobility-investment... landscape helps company leaders make smart decisions now.
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The irresistible momentum behind clean, electric, connected mobility: Four key trends

– Mobility’s future is visible in the increasing support of capital markets, the demands of Chinese consumers, the effort to slow... climate change, and the new skills automakers will need to deal with these shifts.
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Defining and seizing the mobility ecosystem opportunity

– What mobility ecosystems will help OEMs and other industry stakeholders in the next normal?
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The Indian automotive industry: From resilience to resurgence?

– Indian automotive sales have shown resilience during the pandemic but have not returned to their pre-COVID-19 strength. What will... it take to go from resilience to resurgence?
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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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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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