Maverick* Research: How Technology Is Ending the Automotive Industry's Century-Old Business Model



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The connected vehicle is leading the auto industry to the era of smart mobility. The shift to IT innovations will create radically new value propositions and potentially new leaders. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • *Maverick Research
    • The Beginning of a New Automotive Era
    • Three Societal Trends and One Key Technology Are Disrupting the Auto Industry
      • Digital Lifestyle Convergence
      • New Mobility Solutions
      • Demographic and Urban Changes
      • Connected Vehicle Technology as the Foundation for Innovation
      • Autonomous Vehicles Create a New Chapter in the Era of Smart Mobility
      • Timeline for the Smart Mobility Era
      • The Impact on Value Chains, Customer Control and Partnerships
      • New Business Models and Leaders Will Evolve
    • Inhibitors and Drivers for the Outlined Evolution to Smart Mobility
    • Position Your Company Successfully in the Era of Smart Mobility
  • Recommended Reading
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