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Automobile of the Future: The Ultimate Connected Mobile Device

Published: 26 March 2010

ID: G00175335

Analyst(s): Thilo Koslowski


The automobile is undergoing the most significant transformation in its 100-year history. Wireless connectivity and digital content will introduce new value propositions that go beyond customers' basic transportation needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Future Automobiles Will Expand Beyond Transportation Benefits
  • Potential "Demotorization" Trends
  • Connected Cars Will Recapture Consumer Interest
  • A Critical Evolution by 2016
  • Unique User Interface and Application Opportunities
  • Conclusion and Outlook

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