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A New Look — The Automotive Industry, Post-COVID: A Q&A

Posted February 18, 2021 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies
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In a recent webinar, Andreas Schlosser, Alan Martinovich, and Philipp Seidel examined the state of the automotive industry and what it might look like after the pandemic. They urged industry players — manufacturers, dealers, distributors, OEMs, and the full supply chain — to make bold decisions right now to be ready for a “new normal.” In this Advisor, we share some of the answers to questions participants asked about the actions carmakers should take now to set themselves up to win in the post-corona era.

About The Author
Andreas Schlosser
Andreas Schlosser is a Partner at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Munich, Germany; and a member of ADL’s Global Automotive and Manufacturing practice with 25 years’ experience in the automotive industry and top management consulting. Dr. Schlosser is an expert in sales and aftersales, with a special focus on future sales strategies, multichannel management, and customer experience. He also has vast expertise in e-mobility, having advised… Read More
Alan Martinovich
Alan Martinovich is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice; a Partner at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Boston; and heads ADL’s North American Strategy & Organization practice. Mr. Martinovich has over 20 years’ experience advising management on issues related to corporate compet­itiveness, business strategy, strategic marketing, and new product development. He has… Read More
Philipp Seidel
Philipp Seidel is a Principal at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Munich, Germany. His expertise encompasses product, technology, and downstream strategies for automotive clients. A major part of Mr. Seidel’s consulting work has been dedicated to supporting automotive OEMs and suppliers in meeting fleet CO2 targets and growing e-mobility with technology studies, market insight, and the development and implementation of new product, sales, and… Read More
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