Automobile manufacturers and their suppliers are making huge investments in partnerships and acquisitions so they’re ready to produce tomorrow’s vehicles. Despite industry disagreements of when there will be mass adoption of self driving cars, it’s indisputable that the decisions being made today -- such as regarding connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) vehicles -- will have a profound impact on the structure of the industry far into the future.
In our report, we discuss strategies being pursued across the automotive value chain to balance resilience in the present and readiness for the future. Whether partnering with or acquiring companies specializing in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology or pushing into fleet management, the risks are considerable. Thus, it is paramount to analyze a variety of scenarios to understand the potential implications of each strategy -- and the capabilities and financial structure needed to capture their value.