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Mastering automotive software-launch excellence

– Automotive players can crack the code on superior launch performance by reducing complexity and increasing robustness in embedded software development.
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ACES 2019 survey: Can established auto manufacturers meet customer expectations for ACES?

– Consumers believe that established automakers are well positioned to capitalize on ACES trends. Will they reach their full potential... in a challenging market?
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The road ahead for e-mobility

– How can automakers captivate consumers and achieve mass-market electric-vehicle adoption?
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The future of mobility is at our doorstep

– What mattered in the automotive and mobility markets in 2019, and what will dominate the space in 2020? We look closer at the... autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared trends that matter.
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The new realities of premium mobility

– Several trends are reshaping the premium-automotive market. New research lays out pragmatic actions that can help players craft... a winning strategy.

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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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China auto consumer insights 2019

– Here’s what you need to know to navigate the road ahead in the world’s largest auto market.

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How transformation offices help tech-enabled transformations succeed

– Effective transformation offices can help organizations combine technical know-how with “soft” capabilities.
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Industrial “lighthouses” for tech-enabled transformations

– For industrial companies, “lighthouse” sites that incorporate all applicable tech solutions can help organizations... transition from trials to sustainable change.
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How ALJ—a ‘75-year-old start-up’—leads with purpose

– What do Rivian electric vehicles, renewables innovation, empirical philanthropy, and a Nobel Prize have in common? A Saudi Arabian... company called ALJ—and a family’s sense of purpose, say its leaders.
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Rethinking European automotive competitiveness: The R&D CEE opportunity

– Western European auto companies could look toward Central and Eastern Europe as a strategic solution to their current challenges... in their R&D functions—and to ensure their competitiveness.
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The case for an end-to-end automotive-software platform

– Software is transforming car capabilities but also creating development challenges for automotive players. An end-to-end approach... that integrates independent software elements into a comprehensive platform can improve functionality and decrease complexity.
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Winning the race: China’s auto market shifts gears

– To succeed in the market’s new era, players in the region will need to shift their strategies in response to five characteristics.
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Accelerating revenue growth through tech-enabled commercial excellence

– Industrial companies are transforming revenue growth by using digital technologies and analytics to tap into next-generation commercial... levers.
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Micromobility: Industry progress, and a closer look at the case of Munich

– Shared micromobility continues to develop. What’s changed, and what can we learn from one city’s first 100 days with... e-scooters?
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How industrial incumbents can create new businesses

– In the face of what can feel like nonstop threats from new entrants, incumbent industrial companies can create new businesses... of their own that can mitigate the risk.
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Accelerating the impact from a tech-enabled transformation

– Industrial companies that follow a comprehensive playbook can capture more than twice as much value as organizations focused on... technology alone.
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Reboost: A comprehensive view on the changing powertrain component market and how suppliers can succeed

– New research on the potential developments of 28 powertrain component markets suggests the shifts that are coming—and suppliers... should start preparing for them now.
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