From the development of the self-driving car to its integration in the smart city / What are the investments prospects and stakes?
Corum - Montpellier
In less than 5 years, we will see autonomous vehicles on roads. For the first time in the long automotive history, OEMs will produce a car that will likely disrupt their own business, including the non-purchase of their car. Indeed, the self-driving cars open the way to innovative ways of transportation.
This forum will provide an opportunity to answer the many questions being raised about these multimodal transportation, and will explore their key challenges in terms of business models and technical requirements but will also investigate the likely impacts of people lives.
- Samuel ROPERT, Head of IoT Practice
- Caroline PAROT, Chairman and CEO, Europcar
The self-driving car introduces the openness of the industrial car system to newcomers based on their aptitudes in the electronic and digital technologies; but the insiders already fear a value migration towards the GAFA and their services. The autonomous vehicle is also seen as a key driver in the OEM servicization strategy. This servicization will have impacts on the customer relationship as not only the product (the car) will be transformed, but also the consumption model with the development of various offerings of "car as a service", mainly led by hailing car service emergence (Uber chiefly).
- Philippe BAUDOUIN, Head of the Smart Territories Practice
Raphaël MOREL, Head of City Development, Uber France
In all smart cities around the world, the issue of urban mobility and transportation is a key-challenge as cities must combine reduction of traffic congestion with their commitment to reduce greenhouse emissions. Innovation in transportation schemes and means clearly provides opportunities to develop new urban mobility services. A wide range of new transportation services based on sharing and on-demand access as well as first experiments of autonomous vehicles start drawing the picture of the future of urban mobility. Then the issue of investment requirements to support the mobility transformation in smart city arises. What are the requirements? Who are the stakeholders and what will be their role in investing in the future of urban mobility? What are the steps at short and medium terms? What are the new economic models to envisage?