• Electric Skateboards – A Faster Way to Bring EVs to Market

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The industry is scrambling to bring electric vehicles (EV) to market quickly to meet tightening CO2 emission and CAFE standards, or OEMs will pay hefty financial penalties. However, this should be done with the smallest investment possible given the remaining uncertainty as to the life volumes and ramp-up […]

  • Mobility Trends at CES 2020

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting CES 2020 hosted 170,000 attendees who came to visit 4,000 exhibits, 1200 of which were presented by startups. This article highlights the key trends and messages on mobility and related technologies I observed during 3 days on site — here you can find my analyses on the previous three […]

  • Shared Mobility in 2020: Five Trends and Predictions in the Ecosystem

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services As 2019 drew to a close, the dust began to settle on the “gold rush” that was shared mobility over the past few years. Reality began to set in, and the collective hangover we’ve all been experiencing made us start to question where we are, and where […]

  • New Products Accelerate EV Growth

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting Plug-in EV sales continued to grow at a significant pace in the first semester of 2019 (+46% y.o.y.) whereas the overall light vehicle market dropped in key regions. There is no doubt the accelerated introduction of new or upgraded plug-in models will further fuel this growth, […]

  • All for One and One for All: Collaborations and The Race to Win Mobility

    By Karina Schultz, Head of Marketing, dynamics – powered by MHP It’s no secret that companies like Uber, Lyft, and Didi have been aggressively snatching up market share wherever and however they can. They’re all vying to become the single go-to app that gets you from point A to point B using whatever mode of […]

  • How Startups Can Grow in the Automotive Industry

    By Karina Schultz, Head of Marketing, dynamics – powered by MHP Automotive Startups Grow with Increasing OEM Uncertainty – Here is How With electric cars, ridesharing, and self-driving technology, the automotive industry is on the verge of disruption. In the near future, people won’t need to own vehicles anymore – it’ll become a luxury. Just […]

  • Wave of Concentration in the Autonomous Driving Space

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting. Billions are being invested in autonomous vehicle (AV) tech each year. However, the general consensus is that the revenue growth curve expected from AVs is not as steep as anticipated a year ago, at least for the next 3-5 years. In addition, the global automotive market […]

  • Ask the Experts: Thomas Chrétien, Electrical Vehicles Director, Nissan West Europe

    Ask the Experts is Autonomy’s video series which seeks to understand the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen! In this edition, we check in with Thomas Chrétien, Electrical Vehicles Director, Nissan West Europe, who discusses the promising future of bidirectional charging, a technology that not only […]

  • Ask the Experts: Tanja Kufner, dynamics – powered by MHP

    Ask the Experts is Autonomy’s video series which seeks to understand the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen! In this edition, we check in with Tanja Kufner, Partner and Head of dynamics – powered by MHP, who discusses the challenges of integrating startups and their […]

  • A Deep Dive into the AV Ecosystem

    By Marc Amblard, Managing Director, Orsay Consulting Tremendous efforts are being undertaken to enable autonomous mobility, whether for people or for goods. These efforts are evidenced by the development of a broad and dense ecosystem. It is comprised of tech giants, startups and established OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers which develop the hardware or software solutions necessary […]