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Artificial intelligence as auto companies’ new engine of value

– What opportunities does AI open up for mobility, and how can OEMs capture them in the short and long run?

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The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required

– Is AI all hype? No. But automotive OEMs need to take five steps to overcome challenges and position themselves to succeed.
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Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility

– Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many... ways to do better.
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The automotive revolution is speeding up

– How fast is disruption reshaping the personal-mobility landscape, and what will new value pools look like as the ecosystem evolves?
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Getting better than the tools we’d been taught: Lean and people

– An auto-industry veteran describes how rededication to lean-management principles—especially to fostering leadership at... every level—led his organization to new performance breakthroughs.
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Industrial aftermarket services: Growing the core

– OEMs may find untapped goldmines in aftermarket services by strengthening their core business in parts, repair, and maintenance.
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Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

– 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.
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The changing aftermarket game—and how automotive suppliers can benefit from arising opportunities

– A host of geographical and technological developments will disrupt the automotive aftermarket over the next 5 to 10 years—automotive... suppliers need a clear strategic focus to win this game.
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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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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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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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Mobility trends: What’s ahead for automotive semiconductors

– New mobility trends are diversifying demand for automotive semiconductors. Here’s what companies need to know about new opportunities.
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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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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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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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