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The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required

– Is AI all hype? No. But automotive OEMs need to take five steps to overcome challenges and position themselves to succeed.

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Getting better than the tools we’d been taught: Lean and people

– An auto-industry veteran describes how rededication to lean-management principles—especially to fostering leadership at... every level—led his organization to new performance breakthroughs.
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Industrial aftermarket services: Growing the core

– OEMs may find untapped goldmines in aftermarket services by strengthening their core business in parts, repair, and maintenance.
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The changing aftermarket game—and how automotive suppliers can benefit from arising opportunities

– A host of geographical and technological developments will disrupt the automotive aftermarket over the next 5 to 10 years—automotive... suppliers need a clear strategic focus to win this game.
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China’s electric-vehicle market plugs in

– China has emerged as a leader in both the supply of—and demand for—electric vehicles.
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Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

– As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But... the technology tells a (somewhat) different story.
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Mobility trends: What’s ahead for automotive semiconductors

– New mobility trends are diversifying demand for automotive semiconductors. Here’s what companies need to know about new opportunities.
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How shared mobility will change the automotive industry

– While sharing cars likely means slower growth of vehicle sales, it also suggests strong new opportunities for automakers, suppliers,... and many more mobility players.
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Shifting gears in cybersecurity for connected cars

– To secure products across the supply chain, the automotive sector must develop new ways to collaborate.
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Seizing India’s capital-goods opportunity

– India’s domestic capital-goods sector is under-developed, weighed down by low investment in technology and talent. That may be... changing.
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Electrifying insights: How automakers can drive electrified vehicle sales and profitability

– Automakers face a difficult challenge: They must strike the right balance between selling enough electrified vehicles (EVs) to... comply with tightening regulatory fleet emissions and fuel economy targets, while preventing the incremental cost of adding costly battery packs to their vehicles from cannibalizing corporate profits. To compound matters, automakers cannot afford to lose focus on combustion engine models, which are often more profitable. Against this backdrop, our latest report provides fresh insights and potential solutions.
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Fast forward: How US auto dealers can grow in the digital age

– Though car buyers’ online research is lowering visits to dealerships, auto dealers have plenty of opportunities for growth.

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