- World Economic Forum, 17 April 2012
Scaling-up existing sustainable transportation technologies can play a significant role in creating jobs and driving long-term, sustained economic growth. However, implementing these technologies is often delayed due to conflicting interests among diverse stakeholders. The Sustainable Transportation Ecosystem, a report released by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with A.T. Kearney, provides guiding principles for achieving environmental sustainability in transportation across five dimensions—policy, financing, energy, infrastructure, and customers.
- 12 February 2012
To drive forward the economic breakthrough of the Dock+Go vehicle concept, A.T. Kearney has developed a flexible business concept.
- Knowledge @ Wharton, 31 January 2012
AT Kearney partner Brian Irwin projects a highly robust average 11% annual growth rate in Colombian unit sales through 2023.
- Platts, 27 December 2011
Brian Irwin, A.T. Kearney partner, explains that "for reasons that include affordability, consumers are leaving their cars in the driveway and turning to public transportation."
A.T. Kearney's 15th Annual Automotive Study Indicates U.S. Auto Sales Volumes Will Trend Back to Historical Levels by 201317 May 2011
A.T. Kearney's 15th annual automotive study forecasts 13.2 million new autos will be sold in the U.S. this year. The study further anticipates an upward trend toward pre-recession levels of about 16 million units by 2013.
- Automotive News, 24 March 2011
Dan Cheng, A.T. Kearney partner, explains supply chain implications related to the lower tiers that are managed by Tier 1 suppliers.
- Bloomberg, 1 March 2011
A.T. Kearney partner Marco Santino comments on Ferrari's new model that widens its offer into a new niche.
- Reuters, 16 November 2010
Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. will catch their best-run rivals over the next five years on one key measure of potential profitability—annual sales of their top global car platforms, A.T. Kearney consultant Daniel Cheng said.
- Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun, 8 November 2010
Eiji Kawahara, A.T. Kearney partner, discusses the competitiveness of the Japanese automobile industry in the most popular auto-specialized newspaper in Japan. Today's business environment has been drastically changed. To make a choice for success from infinite choices and attain sustainable development, the automobile industry needs sophisticated management. Flexibility and speed are most important, as future changes are uncertain. In addition to the "what," the "how" is key in ensuring flexibility.
A.T. Kearney's 14th Annual Automotive Study Indicates Auto Sales Volumes Will Trend Back to Historical Levels by 201227 May 2010
Since 2007, approximately 20 million units of pent-up demand have accumulated – of which more than 9 million units will be recovered during the anticipated economic recovery over the next 5 years. The study's other findings include details of the "global car" where a global platform with one million units of production provides that OEM with a $700 per vehicle cost advantage.
- WardsAuto.com, 19 May 2010
Despite high-profile failures such as the Chrysler Corporation-Daimler AG marriage, the cost advantages presented by mergers and partnerships will be too lucrative for most auto makers to pass up—with cost advantages likely to come via increased use of global platforms.
- WardsAuto.com, 10 May 2010
Ricardo Haneine, A.T. Kearney partner, comments on Mexico's auto market and the impact on new-vehicle sales because of an influx of used cars and trucks from the U.S.
- Bloomberg.com, 11 December 2009
Eiji Kawahara, A.T. Kearney partner, comments on the development of new energy technology for electric vehicles and how it may give Panasonic and Sanyo "more bargaining power" over carmakers.
- 14 May 2009
A new study demonstrates that auto sales are driven by four macroeconomic factors and presents forecasts for new auto sales for each of the next 5 years.
More than half of the automotive supply base could go bankrupt in 2009; at least 1 million job losses expected20 March 2009
Current market conditions could cause more than half of the country's Tier 1 automotive suppliers to file for bankruptcy in 2009, creating 1 million additional job losses and creating an estimated $9 billion income tax revenue shortfall.
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