Log In

 

Company Name : Arthur D. Little

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:40PM IST (3:10PM GMT)

(BW)(ARTHUR-D.-LITTLE)

Arthur D. Little Predicts How Future Mobility Solutions Will Affect Automotive OEMs


London, United Kingdom

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released a new study, “The Future of Automotive Mobility.” Based on a global survey of 6,500 participants, including customers, industry players and regulators, the report examines how the megatrends of electric mobility, car sharing and autonomous driving are likely to impact on the global automotive ecosystem and future OEM sales.

 

The report notes that the future of mobility will no longer depend primarily on the preferences of customers, but will increasingly be driven by regulation as cities seek to resolve traffic-generated problems such as congestion and poor air quality. Electric mobility, car sharing and autonomous driving solutions all have an important role to play in meeting these challenges – however, the effect on traditional OEMs’ production volume may not be as severe as some experts have predicted.

 

For example, a key component of autonomous driving will be “mobility-on-demand” solutions, in which customers use “robot taxis.” Based on real mobility data from almost 100 mega-cities, ADL simulated the effect of robot taxis upon mobility behavior and car sales. The findings revealed that even with total market coverage, their effect was not as bad as the predicted worst case scenario.

 

Klaus Schmitz, Partner in ADL’s Automotive Division, explains: “In a moderate scenario, in which 11 metropolitan regions implement the new form of urban mobility by 2030, global vehicle sales will rise to 121 million vehicles a year, a 39% increase compared to today. In a progressive scenario of 52 pioneer cities, sales will amount to 119 million vehicles, a 34% increase.”

 

The report details how new roles are being created in the automotive-supplier pyramid, with the shift to the electric drive train and the increasing importance of software being additional factors to consider. However, a major challenge for manufacturers is the loss of direct access to the mobility customer.

 

Wolf-Dieter Hoppe, author of the study and Associate Director at ADL, warns: “Millions of individual customers will be replaced by a few very large, multinational fleet operators. These could take over the dominant role of OEMs in the ecosystem, as they would have direct customer access as well as considerable volume power. In particular, this would be a problem for today’s premium manufacturers.”

 

http://www.adlittle.com/downloads/tx_adlreports/ADL_Future_of_Automotive_mobility_short.pdf

 

 

 

 


Click here for Media Contact Details
CONTACTS : For Arthur D. LittleCate Bonthuys+44-7746546773cate@catalystcomms.co.uk

More News from Arthur D. Little

07/02/2018 1:13PM

Arthur D. Little’s Mobility Practice Appoints Alain Flausch as Senior Advisor to Capitalize on Growth

Arthur D. Little, the global management consultancy linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive industries, announced the appointment of Alain Flausch as Senior Advisor. The mission for Alain ...

10/07/2017 4:29PM

New Report from Arthur D. Little Highlights 5G Opportunities for Operators

In its latest report ‘5G Deployment Models Are Crystallizing’, Arthur D. Little (ADL) examines the opportunities that exist for telecom operators to facilitate new business ecosystems enabled by the next ...

05/04/2017 6:55PM

Arthur D. Little predicts telecom operators will reconfigure their operations to pursue new digital opportunities

In its latest report on the telecommunications industry, Arthur D. Little (ADL) examines the major choices that operators face as digitalization continues to impact their businesses. Based on extensive original research ...

Similar News

24/02/2018 2:18PM

Equifax Integrates Entersekt’s Digital Security System

Entersekt, a leader in push-based authentication and mobile app security, announced a technology partnership with global information solutions company Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Equifax has licensed Entersekt’s ...

No Image

24/02/2018 11:15AM

Pidilite Unveils its New Dr. Fixit Campaign

Dr. Fixit, from the house of Pidilite, today unveiled its new TVC campaign featuring legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan.