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Automotive Megatrends

  • ID: 3627378
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 52 Pages
  • just-auto
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New Markets Will Rise and New Technologies Will Emerge to Meet the Challenges Ahead
The global automotive industry stands on the brink of unprecedented change. Unstoppable megatrends that reflect a confluence of factors – economic, demographic and technological – are set to reshape the industry over the next decade. New markets will rise and new technologies will emerge to meet the challenges ahead.

This report surveys the emergence of megatrends that are reshaping the automotive industry. They are driven by new imperatives – such as tighter regulatory standards due to climate change concerns and new personal connectivity innovations - as well as the familiar ones that have driven the steady growth of car markets and the automotive industry over the past century.

Extract: “The traditional car ownership model that has served the auto industry so well for the past century is far from dead. However, we are seeing some important changes in the transportation market - especially in urban areas - and participants in that market, including suppliers, need to be acutely aware of future pressure points and how their business can be impacted.”

This 56-page report explores eight vital megatrends that are already having profound effects on the automotive industry, and that will continue to dominate the global conversation:

- Urbanisation and the rise of megacities
- The multi-polar world and emerging economies
- Industrial consolidation - OEMs and suppliers
- The drive for greener cars
- The proliferation of new business models
- ADAS (advanced active safety systems) and autonomous cars
- Connected cars and connected people
- The digital retail revolution

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Executive summary


Growth of urbanisation

A multi-polar world
- Economic forecasts point to a multi-polar world
- The commodity prices crash clouds the emerging markets outlook
- China slowdown coming, risks have got bigger
- Asia’s other giant: India
- Long-term global economic shifts intact
- Table: Selected emerging markets - key automotive trend indicators
- Market summaries - Brazil, Russia, India, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey, Mexico, Argentina, Iran, South Africa, Nigeria
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs and suppliers

Industrial consolidation
- More OEM alliances?
- More Asian OEM consolidation ahead
- Table: Vehicle production by company groups, 2014 – Top 25
- Supplier consolidation is driven by rise of advanced technologies
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs (auto manufacturers) and suppliers

The drive for greener cars
- The quest for cleaner energy and powertrain technology
- Diesel takes a hit in Europe
- Traditional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) will stay dominant, with shift to Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
- Table: Share of light vehicle production, 2025
- Electrification to rise
- New materials and techniques for lighter weight
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs and suppliers

New business models proliferate
- Car sharing
- Traditional car sharing
- Peer-to-peer carsharing
- Reinventing the taxi service
- Corporate car sharing
- Car companies or ‘mobility service providers’?
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs

ADAS morphs into autonomous
- Unclear timelines for autonomous
- Autonomous vehicles ahead, but how far? including graph
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs and suppliers

Connected cars and connected people
- Seamless connectivity
- Embedded (Onboard) vs. Brought-In
- Automotive lifecycle vs. Tech lifecycle
- GM Onstar rollout to Europe up the ante
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs

The digital retail revolution
- Omni-channel expectations come with digital platforms
- Rockar Hyundai targets young, affluent shoppers
- Key prescriptive takeaways for OEMs
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