Connected Driving: Surviving the Latest Technology Disruption

Executive Summary

As the automotive sector is hit by global digitalization, such trends as mobility and connectivity take the lead over the industry and confuse suppliers from various domains. Google, Apple, and companies alike are leading the charge towards the future of transportation today. To answer their fast market expansion, Tier 1 vendors should level the playing field for OEMs. With millions of connected vehicles expected on the road by 2020, OEMs and Tier 1 vendors start approaching the best IoT practices to respond to digital transformation. Thus, Tier 1 vendors who can deliver solutions for over-the-air (OTA) updates, predictive maintenance, and V2X connectivity features, will help OEMs keep their competitive position.

This report investigates the common challenges Tier 1 vendors may face by becoming complex integrators, but more importantly, how to solve them.

Key topics in this paper:

  • Market shift and trends for connectivity
  • Top 3 connectivity trends on the market that Tier 1s offer
  • Solving the challenges of cost, competence, and scalability

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