Our Latest Thinking on Automotive & Mobility

The auto industry continues its rapid digital evolution, with major shifts in mobility technology on the horizon. Self-driving, fully electric vehicles and new mobility business models could fundamentally alter how people get from one place to another. The automakers that embrace the latest technological advances will continue to lead the industry. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on automotive and mobility to chart the course for your business.

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Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Simulation Results

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Simulation Results

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Simulation Results

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Autonomous Mobility

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Autonomous Mobility

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Intermodal Mobility

Can Self-Driving Cars Stop the Urban Mobility Meltdown? Intermodal Mobility

COVID-19

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How to Avoid the Auto Industry’s Looming Price War

OEMs need to take immediate steps to look after their employees, manage their manufacturing, and stabilize their supply chains. But most important is to reestablish their market positions without slashing prices and sacrificing margins.

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A Safe Restart to Automotive Production

After the COVID-19 crisis, business continuity should be managed along five dimensions -- from workforce protection to communication management -- to successfully navigate through the recovery process.

Operations

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The Green Factory of the Future

Manufacturers can implement win-win actions in their production and logistics operations that benefit the environment and create financial value.

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COVID-19 and the New Leadership Agenda

The COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need to be resilient in the face of transformative global risk.

Autonomous Vehicles and New Mobility

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How COVID-19 Will Shape Urban Mobility

Here’s what we learned from a survey of urban residents worldwide about their mobility choices during lockdown—and how their attitudes are likely to affect usage over the near and medium terms.

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The Future of Commercial Vehicles

New-energy powertrains, autonomous technology, and connectivity are fueling unprecedented change in the market. How should players prepare for a radically different future?

Automotive in India

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Auto: Business Platforms are the Future

Auto customers today are digitally native, time starved and expect a high degree of personalization. This perspective reflects on how a platform approach can generate exponential value and customer loyalty in an industry faced with evolving expectations, data explosion and rapid innovation. It outlines the value of platforms to OEMs and its various partners that will work together to meet customer needs across discovery, purchase and ownership.

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Unlocking Cities: The impact of ridesharing across India

Ridesharing has the potential to be a vital part of the solution to India’s transportation needs and can reduce up to 33%-68% of private cars and congestion by 17%-31% across biggest cities. Uber has commissioned the Boston Consulting Group to assess the potential benefits that greater adoption of ridesharing may bring. Realizing these benefits would depend on collaboration between the rideshare ecosystem and the public sector.

Perspectives on Importance of Automotive Industry

The Boston Consulting Group was the knowledge partner for Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) 53rd annual convention, on which, BCG released the publication "Perspectives on importance of automotive industry".

Digital Garage: Get Ready for the Digital Ride

This report has been released by BCG in association with CarDekho.com. The report analyses the influence of digital channels on car purchase in India. Five broad themes emerge from the study.

Strategy

The Power of Algorithmic Forecasting

Armed with foresight into how conditions will change, a company can take actions to preempt unfavorable outcomes and promote competitive advantage.

The Sharing Economy

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