Workshop 4.0, digitization and new mobility trends the future of car repair
While waiting for Autopromotec 2019 (from 22 to 26 May in Bologna), the aftermarket world met at the 2018 State of the Industry to discuss the big changes affecting the automotive sector. Here are some ideas on how to look at the new business.
Car tariffs, trade wars and the consequences for European car makers
In Europe, the automotive industry employs, whether directly or indirectly, 3.4 million workers and produces 23 million motor vehicles with a sales surplus of 90.3 billion euro. This is what emerges from the report "The automobile industry pocket guide" produced by Acea (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association).
Automotive; producers and suppliers must be ready to cope with mobility’s new challenges; here’s how
According to Andrea Marinoni, Roland Berger senior partner, the automotive supply chain is called upon to review its business models so as to govern the 4 megatrends currently shaping the market: mobility, autonomous driving, digitization and electrification.
Electric Cars, success follows correct battery disposal and recycling
The average performance of electric motors is growing significantly thanks also to ultra-fast chargers and long-lasting batteries. However, "sustainability" depends largely on the effective reuse of battery metals. Here is an assessment of the situation.