Gartner Research

eCall: Accident Assessment App Offsets Rising BOM Costs

Published: 06 February 2018

ID: G00345895

Analyst(s): Jonathan Davenport

Summary

eCall will increase a vehicle's BOM, but Tier 1 technology vendors have an opportunity to create a new revenue stream for vehicle OEMs to offset this rise. Technology strategic planners should build on leading vendors' thought leadership to develop an application to help cut insurance fraud.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • A Highly Competitive Marketplace Will Make It Challenging for OEMs to Pass the eCall-Based BOM Increase Onto Customers
  • eCall Will Stimulate OEM Interest in Developing New Revenue Streams to Offset Rising BOM Costs

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