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The impact of the ongoing changes in the global automotive market are profound, as Original Equipment Manufacturers invest to produce energy efficient connected vehicles to meet the demands of tomorrow’s consumers.
Manufacturing techniques are also changing rapidly, as modernisation reduces the cost and time of assembly, and flexible automated plants benefit from machine-learning analytics to grow throughput and improve quality.
Emerging digital sales platforms and connected cars present exciting new revenue opportunities but are attracting new entrants from the technology world.
Our automotive team is experienced in dealing with these challenges in a holistic way that considers all the angles. We advise on commercial strategy, redesign business processes and implementation. Our experts advise on raising debt and equity finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Tax, IT, Operational Transformation, Supply Chain, Procurement and Sales. We have taken the time to grow our services and work with the largest and smallest automotive companies to help improve financial performance and reduce risk.
* The UK Automotive Industry and the EU, KPMG
John Leech, Head of Automotive provides an overview of the UK automotive industry.
UK must maintain a strong voice in Europe says automotive industry. This independent report examines economic relationship between UK automotive industry and EU. It shows just how important the EU is to the UK automotive market – it is a highly globalised industry and integrated within the EU.
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Despite flat pricing, the automotive sector has found numerous ways to increase sales. People often ask why the automotive industry is doing so well in the UK, even in the adversity of economic crisis. While the retail sector generally remains flat, car sales have gone up double digits in 2012 and 2013.
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KPMG's new report Me, My Car, My Life looks at the main economic and social trends impacting the auto industry including, the rise of mobility alternatives; the “dethroning of OEMs”, the evolving auto ecosystem and managing the customer life cycle, as well as other key insights for global companies in the auto industry.
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KPMG’s new report confirms that the rising economic power of the emerging markets remains the overriding force for growth over the next decade. As the industry becomes more global, automakers are striving to use flexible, modular platforms, to adapt to changing customer preferences and free up resources to invest in powertrain technology, to satisfy increasingly tough environmental regulations.
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This edition investigates how Automotive suppliers are dealing with the impending upheavals in the Automotive industry, ‘AutomotiveNow’ asked three supplier companies about their strategy for the coming years. Cooperative Ventures, especially in research and development might be the solution.
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The momentum around self-driving vehicles is astonishing. But the introduction of disruptive innovation is fraught with risks. No matter how great the potential of self-driving vehicles, its trajectory will be determined by markets. This report discusses KPMG’s findings and the implied opportunities and risks ahead for everyone within the automotive ecosystem.
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