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

13/11/2018 5:35PM

Arthur D. Little Predicts Transformative Changes in Commercial Aviation Market by 2035

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a major new report on the future of the commercial aviation market. It predicts the sector will change more in the years between now and 2035 than in its entire previous 80 years. ...

05/11/2018 4:30PM

Arthur D. Little Research Finds Digital Technology Will Transform the Innovation Process Across All Types of Organizations

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a new research report that highlights the impact digital technology such as AI, advanced analytics, self-learning systems and the Internet of Things will have on the innovation ...

03/07/2018 6:30PM

Arthur D. Little Predicts Innovative Next-Generation Lithium-ion Technology Will Triumph in the Future Battery Market

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released a new study, “Future of batteries: Winner takes all?” Based on extensive market analysis, the report examines the current enormous level of activity in the sector, which ...

Similar News

14/11/2018 12:14PM

हायरराइट ने एपीएसी में आइएसओ प्रमाणन के साथ डेटा सुरक्षा को लेकर अपनी प्रतिबद्ध को मजबूत किया

हायरराइट, वैश्विक रोजगार जांच समाधानों के अग्रणी प्रदाता, को एपीएसी में इंटरनेशनल ऑर्गनाइजेशन फॉर स्‍टैंडर्डाइजेशन (आइएसओ) 27001:2013 प्रमाणन प्राप्‍त हुआ है। यह प्रमाणन स्‍वतंत्र आश्‍वासन ...

No Image

14/11/2018 12:08PM

PotNetwork Holdings, Inc.’s Diamond CBD Hits The Road With New Fleet of Mobile Sales Vans

PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) announced that Diamond CBD has initiated a mobile team equipped with an inventory of displays and CBD infused edible treats and oils designed to deliver stock and launch sales ...