Ecosystems of New Mobility is an all-encompassing title, specifically selected by FISITA President Professor Fuquan Zhao and the Summit Programme Committee to enable a broad and challenging content for the 2019 FISITA World Mobility Summit.
At a time when rapid technological advancement is already delivering the aspirational mobility, safety and environmental solutions of today and tomorrow, we see an industry in change.
This paper captures the flavour of the discussions, presentations and speeches from the two-day event, and provides insight into this most challenging and exciting opportunity because as the industry evolves, so do the ‘Ecosystems of New Mobility’.
Table of Contents
What do we mean by a Business Ecosystem? 5
‘The Big Picture’ – Answers to some burning questions 6
Ecosystem of a Transforming Car Manufacturer 10
How does a car manufacturer transform to meet the challenges associated with this vision? 10
Ecosystem of a Hydrogen-based Society 12
How will the hydrogen-based society transform mobility? 12
Are there any dangers to adopting this? 14
What new manufacturing technologies will be required? 15
How should a move to a hydrogen-based society be managed? 16
Ecosystem of a Mobility Provider 17
How Will the Wider Network of Companies Influence How Car Manufacturers Create and Capture Value as Mobility Providers? 17
Who will be the main contributors to the ecosystem? 17
Are there any dangers to consider? 18
What Will the Supply Chain Look Like? 18
Automotive Software and Connected Applications 20
E/E (Electric/Electronic) Architecture 20
Need for portable Software (SW) functions running on different Hardware (HW) platforms (incl. cloud/back-end) 21
Software Architecture 22
Shorter development and update cycles 22
Functional enhancement over vehicle lifetime, could be the driver for new business models 22
Individualization / UX, esp. for shared mobility 22
Big Data: provide new value-added functions and services by usage of AI methods for data analysis in back-end (e.g. predictive diagnostics) 23
What Are the Latest Advances in Automotive Software and Connected Applications? 23
How Will These Affect the Future of Mobility? 23
Are There Any Dangers to Consider? How Are These Being Tackled? 23
Conclusion/Closing Thoughts 25
Appendix One – FISITA World Mobility Summit - World Café Session Results 26
Engineering and Sustainability 26
Networking and IT 26
Contributors and Acknowledgements 27
List of References 28
Paper published: May 2020. Non-member price: £260 (available from FISITA Store).
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