Mobility industry


Mobility industry is going through change of perception about transportation, increased interest on Smart cities, micro-mobility and race for self-driving cars. Mobility as s service is emphasised through sharing economy and Uberisation. Growing demand for decreasing the carbon emissions and turning to hybrid or electric cars has not yet being a disruptor, but soon enough can become important point for discussion.

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Socio-cultural trends

  • Demogaraphics: growing population of millenials and silver surfers interested in mobility
  • Urbanisation, more focus on city
  • Globalisation, increased inter-continent mobility in all of the regions
  • Craving for experience, enabling the in-vehicle transit experience
  • Car sharing and change in understanding of ownership

Technological trends

  • Connected Mobility, rising interest in Internet of Things, Networked vehicles and autonomous mobility
  • Micro-mobility: scooters, bike-sharing and other forms of micro-mobility are taking over cities
  • Digitisation and information availability, data analytics and predictions
  • Research, prototypes and race for autonomous vehicles development
  • Virtual reality
  • Automation in mobility
  • Seamless intermodal mobility

Economical trends

  • Globalisation
  • High net worth individuals growth
  • Glocal supply chains, Green systems, IPR for compounds or synthesis techniques

Environmental trends

  • Growing focus and pressure of sustainability
  • Carbon dioxide limitation
  • Shift to e-mobiles and hybrid cars
  • New, lightweight materials
  • Reduction of fossil oil and gas

Political trends

  • Political shifts and instability influences the value chain
  • Stricter governmental regulations on supply chain management