Tag Archives: Automotive

Manufacturing for Growth

This report identified a number of factors that will shape the future of competition between countries and companies. They include human capital and talent development; innovation and technology advancement; and strategic use of public policy, in particular through the forging of collaborative partnerships between policy-makers and business leaders. The study provides an in-depth analysis of …
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21st Century Car Distribution in Europe

Trends such as changing mobility behavior, stricter environmental legislation, new market players and new technologies are reshaping the automotive ecosphere. But one area that desperately needs fresh, new ideas is Europe’s distribution setup. In collaboration with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and AUTOMANAGER, IESE has released a study to bring together new ideas for the development …
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14th Annual Global CEO Survey

In this year’s – the 14th – edition of PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, nearly three quarters of the chief executives surveyed expressed concerns that uncertain or volatile economic growth could threaten business growth prospects. The survey was based on interviews with 1,201 CEOs from September to November 2010 in 69 countries. Slightly more than …
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Electric Vehicles: A Force for the Future

Most of the major automotive manufacturers are investing heavily in electric vehicle design and manufacturing. Governments and other public sector bodies are making significant investments in the development of electric vehicles and introducing various tax credits, incentives and subsidies. Meanwhile, energy companies and other industries have also set their sights on electric vehicles. But most …
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Revving Up! Indian Automotive Industry – A Perspective

The year 2008 has been a defining year in some aspects for the Indian auto industry, with the unveiling of the world’s lowest-cost car, the Nano, in January 2009 and the acquisition of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands in March 2009—both events heralding India’s presence on the global stage. The industry has witnessed an …
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Cars Online 09/10

Capgemini has presented a new report on the car industry based on a survey of more than 3,100 consumers in eight countries. It identifies a number of key trends which underscore the importance of understanding consumer-buying behavior in today’s turbulent climate. The survey reveals current car-purchasing trends, including the strong shift towards green vehicles, the …
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Leading Fuel Cell Technologies: Applications, Costs, Economic Competitiveness and Future Prospects

With fuel cells of many different designs and types now approaching commercial viability, it is timely to examine the technology underlying their operation and the advantages that different designs may offer to a range of different applications. This new report from Business Insights examines each of the major types of fuel cells and the advantages …
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Global Automotive Perspectives 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers presents the Global Automotive Perspectives 2008 in which you can find the vision for and expectations of key industry challenges that are shaping the ever-changing global automotive landscape. This annual summary of financial data predicts that 2008/9 are set to include profound industrial shifts and challenges for the automotive industry, as it responds to …
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