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Market Trends: Software-Defined Vehicles Will Disrupt the Automotive Supply Chain

Published: 20 January 2021

ID: G00717047

Analyst(s): Jonathan Davenport


Automakers are shifting to software to control vehicle functionality, eliminating many embedded electronic control units. Technology service providers need to radically evaluate their strategic focus, acquire new capabilities and divest noncore assets to avoid becoming redundant or commoditized.

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Market Trend

Vendors to Watch

Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: OSEK


Note 3: Gartner’s Forecast of Connected Vehicles

Note 4: AUTOSAR Classic and Adaptive AUTOSAR

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