31 Jan '17, 2pm

KPMG Auto Industry Survey Sheds Light On EV Attitudes

KPMG Auto Industry Survey Sheds Light On EV Attitudes

Think of it as the Amazon experience applied to automobiles. Data collection is more valuable than profits from actual sales. 80% of executives agree that data will be the fuel for future business models. 83% believe they will make money as a result of collecting such data. That means every manufacturer needs its own ecosystem/operating system (OS) in order to keep from having that revenue stream diluted by sharing it with third parties. That may be why Apple and other tech companies are finding it hard to find companies that want to use their dedicated electronic systems. The companies want to keep all that lovely money all to themselves.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2017/01/31/kpmg-auto-indusry-survey-ev-at...

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