Retail organizations – The backbone of the automotive industry

With the participation of representatives of about 120 industries, on the 8th of March 2018 at the EcoPLUS conference organized by ecoplus. Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, St. Pölten became the center of the local e-mobility scene.

Everybody was keen to learn about the latest developments and trends in the sector and discuss them with other experts. Alexander Hotowy (Managing Partner, accilium) presented insights and future strategies of the automotive industry.

 “The business model of automotive OEM’s is about to change dramatically. Mobility as a service is not going to be sold utilizing exorbitant retail networks, but directly to customers using platforms” (Alexander Hotowy, accilium). 

Automotive retail organizations of the future responding to a paradigm shift 

How should automotive retail organizations respond to ongoing paradigm shifts in the industry?

We know that electrification will take its toll and be a major challenge for retail organizations. Innovative mobility services are disrupting traditional business models of OEMs and force them to move their focus, especially offerings like mobility as a service will be one of the main challenges that retail organizations of the automotive industry face.

Their response and approach will be crucial to their bottom line. However, accilium has also identified and outlined ways for them to stay ahead. Check out the presentation below for more insights.