Amid disruption, automotive suppliers must reimagine their footprints

McKinsey

Technology, sustainability, and the era of electric vehicles are complicating location decisions for automotive suppliers. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Automotive components & suppliers Light vehicles

Why the automotive future is electric

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Mainstream EVs will transform the automotive industry and help decarbonize the planet. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive components & suppliers Travel & Transportation

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The future of interior in automotive

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In the new automotive world, car interiors will take center stage as buyers focus on the cabin experience. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive

Trends Shaping the Automotive Industry in 2022

Epicflow Blog

This year, the automotive industry is expected to continue its recovery following the headwinds of tough 2020. C-V2X technologies are gaining momentum among automotive original equipment manufacturers, city infrastructure manufacturers, and electronic module suppliers.

How the automotive industry is accelerating out of the turn

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive retailing AutomotiveWhile the early effects of the COVID-19 crisis presented a dip in the road, car sales and production are roaring back. Trends that have been long in coming point to significant changes ahead.

Automotive semiconductors for the autonomous age

McKinsey

The rise of autonomous vehicles is shifting demand for automotive chips and prompting OEMs to consider in-house design. Advanced Electronics Insights Automotive components & suppliers Semiconductors

Automotive Industry 2022: Overcoming Project Challenges

Epicflow Blog

The trends shaping the automotive industry in 2022 will certainly have an impact on its companies’ projects. What issues will they bring to automotive project management, and what are the ways to address them? Challenges in Automotive Projects.

The Indian automotive industry: From resilience to resurgence?

McKinsey

Indian automotive sales have shown resilience during the pandemic but have not returned to their pre-COVID-19 strength. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive retailing India

Cybersecurity in automotive: Mastering the challenge

McKinsey

With the software content of cars increasing, what do automotive players need to know about cybersecurity? Automotive & Assembly Insights

Digitization in automotive retail in 2021 and beyond

McKinsey

Experts from EURODA and Google weigh in on what’s next for the automotive sector as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate digitization. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive retailing Europe

A future beyond brick and mortar: Disruption in automotive retail

McKinsey

As customer expectations evolve and cost pressures rise, automotive retail strategies must also change rapidly. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Mastering automotive software-launch excellence

McKinsey

Automotive players can crack the code on superior launch performance by reducing complexity and increasing robustness in embedded software development. Automotive & Assembly Insights

When code is king: Mastering automotive software excellence

McKinsey

With software driving tomorrow’s automotive innovations, R&D organizations must quickly master its intricacies. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Beyond coronavirus: The road ahead for the automotive aftermarket

McKinsey

Traffic will return to the roads when the coronavirus pandemic abates, but the automotive aftermarket will be fundamentally changed. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Can the automotive industry scale fast enough?

McKinsey

The rapidly increasing uptake of electric vehicles could transform the automotive ecosystem and promote even greater innovations. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Innovation

The case for an end-to-end automotive-software platform

McKinsey

Software is transforming car capabilities but also creating development challenges for automotive players. Automotive & Assembly InsightsAn end-to-end approach that integrates independent software elements into a comprehensive platform can improve functionality and decrease complexity.

Driving the automotive customer experience toward the age of mobility

McKinsey

Automotive brands need to refine and digitize the customer experience they provide—otherwise they will not be ready to develop into the mobility providers of tomorrow. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Mapping the automotive software-and-electronics landscape through 2030

McKinsey

The market for automotive software and for electrical and electronic components is expected to grow strongly in the next decade. Automotive & Assembly InsightsWhat must companies know to succeed?

Winning the race for talent: A road map for the automotive industry

McKinsey

A new survey provides insight about attracting and retaining top talent in the automotive industry. Automotive & Assembly Insights

ICE businesses: Navigating the energy-transition trend within mobility

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive components & suppliers Aftermarket AutomotiveElectric vehicles are gaining market share, but ICE-component suppliers can still create significant value while advancing sustainability.

A long-term vision for the European automotive industry

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsTechnological disruption is redefining mobility globally. How can Europe capitalize on its past successes to shape the emerging mobility ecosystem and craft an even more successful future?

Software ‘should costing’: A new procurement tool for automotive companies

McKinsey

Analytics-based cost algorithms and agile-inspired methods can help OEMs reduce automotive software costs by up to 30 percent and improve delivery timelines. Advanced Electronics Insights

Rethinking European automotive competitiveness: The R&D CEE opportunity

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsWestern 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.

Automotive software and electrical/electronic architecture: Implications for OEMs

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsCompanies must navigate issues around strategy and technology, processes, and organization to keep up as software and electrical/electronic architecture grow more important to mobility.

Making every part count: A component view on disruption in the automotive aftermarket for light vehicles until 2030

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights AftermarketWhile the global aftermarket is expected to grow through 2030, key trends will have a different effect on vehicle components. Therefore, customized strategies will be critical for market stakeholders.

Power to move: Accelerating the electric transport transition in sub-Saharan Africa

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Africa SustainabilityHow governments, development partners, and private-sector stakeholders can build an enabling ecosystem for electric vehicles in the region.

How hydrogen combustion engines can contribute to zero emissions

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Automotive components & suppliersHydrogen combustion engines can leverage existing technologies and provide a zero-emissions option for specific use cases while supporting the growth of hydrogen infrastructure.

Coronavirus: Five strategies for industrial and automotive companies

McKinsey

To rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, industrials must undertake a journey that begins with resolve and ends with fundamental reform. Advanced Electronics Insights

Return to sender: Resolving the automotive-recall resurgence

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsRecalls have become big news again, and the industry requires better ways to anticipate and mitigate them rapidly and surely.

Ready for inspection: The automotive aftermarket in 2030

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsElectric vehicles, connected cars, and e-commerce, among other trends, may lead to redistribution of 30 to 40 percent of aftermarket profits along the value chain and change the industry landscape in the next 10 to 20 years. What are you doing to prepare?

A turning point for US auto dealers: The unstoppable electric car

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive retailing SustainabilityElectric-vehicle sales are surging, transforming every aspect of the business. Our assessment helps US auto dealers prepare for the coming change.

The road to affordable autonomous mobility

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights AutomotiveRobo-taxis promise affordable mobility. But with widely varying service costs across use cases and geography, providers must address operational and service issues to realize that promise.

As dramatic disruption comes to automotive showrooms, proactive dealers can benefit greatly

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly InsightsDealers can survive—and thrive—by putting the customer at the center and pursuing dynamic, new ways of working.

Road freight global pathways report

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Other motor vehicles & components Climate changeFreight transport is responsible for a high percentage of vehicle emissions. Substantial reductions will require a greater focus on medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

A blueprint for successful digital transformations for automotive suppliers

McKinsey

Leaders in the automotive-supply sector are mastering six elements of successful digital transformation—and reaping the rewards. Digital Insights

Electrifying the bottom line

McKinsey

Our new report helps automotive leaders improve their EV business strategy. Automotive & Assembly Insights Light vehicles Automotive retailingElectric-vehicle sales are increasing, yet many OEMs are still defining their path toward profitability.

Coping with the auto-semiconductor shortage: Strategies for success

McKinsey

Just as cars and trucks go digital, a scarcity of semiconductors is causing billions of dollars in lost revenue for the automotive industry. Automotive & Assembly Insights Semiconductors Automotive Automotive OEMs Analytics

Defining and seizing the mobility ecosystem opportunity

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights AutomotiveWhat mobility ecosystems will help OEMs and other industry stakeholders in the next normal?

The automotive revolution is speeding up

McKinsey

How fast is disruption reshaping the personal-mobility landscape, and what will new value pools look like as the ecosystem evolves? Our Insights

Mobility’s net-zero transition: A look at opportunities and risks

McKinsey

Automotive & Assembly Insights AutomotiveA transition to net-zero emissions would entail much greater demand for electric vehicles. McKinsey analysis shows how the shift could create opportunities and risks for automakers around the world.