In line with its strategy to transform into mobility provider, GM will lunch the service in this summer via its brand Maven in order to enable people to rent out their cars when they aren’t using them. Maven will compete with start-ups like Turo and Getaround in the market.
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BMW Group autonomous driving demonstrations in the BMW i3. The new BMW Digital Key that allows keyless entry via smartphone and the new eSIM that further integrates connectivity between mobile devices and our vehicles.
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McKinsey unveils which dimensions are crucial for automotive brands in order to deal with digital disruption in their industry. McKinsey estimates that traditional technologies and business models are expected to decline from 98 percent of the market today to 50 percent in 2030. Four dimensions are crucial in order to succeed with new business models and concepts around autonomous driving, electrification and connectivity:
- Owning critical control points within the ecosystem
- Mastering data monetization for both revenue and cost
- Enabling agile and two-speed R&D
- Fully adopting Industry 4.0
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- Consumer acceptance of fully autonomous vehicles is on the rise. In the United States, 47 percent of consumers feel autonomous vehicles will not be safe, compared to 74 percent in 2017.
- Chinese consumers appear most interested in vehicles with alternative powertrains; 61 percent would prefer a vehicle with a hybrid or some other form of alternative powertrain technology in their next vehicle.
- More than three-quarters of consumers in India would prefer to buy their next vehicle online directly from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
link to original content: Deloitte 2018 Global Auto Study
With the world’s biggest installation of synthetic resin Mercedes‑Benz is putting the world premiere of the new G-Class on 14 January 2018 in the spotlight at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.
Link to case film: Mercedes-Benz G-Class
MIT Research suggests that the approach many companies are taking toward digital transformation may be misguided. Digital Transformation will most often be accomplished by developing a collaborative culture.
Source: MIT Sloan (www.sloanreview.mit.edu)
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McKinsey partners of the automotive vertical discuss new forms of mobility driven by connectivity, eMobility, autonomous driving and sharing rides.
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Foto: Future Mobility Corporation
“Wir kombinieren die Exzellenz der deutschen Premium-Autoindustrie mit der Innovationskraft des Silicon Valley und der günstigen Qualitätsfertigung in China”
Carsten Breitfeld, Byton
Byton – “Bytes on wheels” is ready to launch in 2019. Interesting article about the status quo as well as goals and roadmap.
Link to original content: Sueddeutsche.de
Deloitte examines the future of mobility and how the mobility ecosystem will change.
It’s about emerging technologies and social trends
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McKinsey on how commercial fleets could go electric rapidly. Understanding total cost of ownership and focusing on specific cases is critical. McKinsey developed a granular assessment of battery-electric commercial vehicles (BECVs) for 27 CV segments across three different regions (China, Europe, and the United States), three weight classes, and three applications.
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