Reinventing the wheel: driving conversations

The mobility sector is undergoing major transformations as it responds to evolving consumer expectations and demands for cleaner, more connected, and sharable mobility solutions. To shed light on what’s happening ‘on the ground’ as key players work to shape the future of mobility, we have created part two of our ‘Reinventing the wheel’ series, featuring interviews with mobility experts and senior executives from leading automotive players.

In this interview series, we discuss the transformation towards more personalised, sustainable, and shareable mobility solutions, autonomous driving and how luxury automotive players can evolve while staying true to their brand.

 

In each piece, experts with decades of experience in the field share insights on the trends shaping the sector now and in the years to come. We hear from brands who offer a closer look into their mobility journeys and learn about what goes on behind the scenes during the different stages in the value chain frameworks that guide mobility products and services.  

 

Learn more in the interviews below with:

  • Robert Heinrich, CEO, MOIA, the ride sharing service of Volkswagen, and Christian Back, Partner and Co-head of the automotive sector, Mazars
  • Alexander van Laack, President Americas, Faurecia Clarion Electronics, and Jeremy Rice, Managing Partner, Mazars
  • Veruschka Becquart, Development, Marketing and Communications Director, CaoCao Mobility Paris and Grégory Derouet, Partner, Mazars
  • Peyman Kargar, Senior Vice President and Chairman, INFINITI Motor Company and Emmanuel Thierry, Partner, Mazars 
  • Mirko Bordiga, Managing Director of Maserati Greater China and Dr Julie Laulusa, Member of the Group Executive Board and Managing Partner, Mazars in China

Urban mobility: how ride pooling could transform cities and the commute

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13/10/2021 Shared mobility and ride pooling took a backseat in 2020 and early 2021 because of pandemic-enforced social distancing. But as people come out of lockdowns having radically altered how they commute and travel, what is the potential growth and development of shared mobility solutions like ride pooling?

Robert Heinrich, CEO, MOIA, the ride sharing service of Volkswagen, and Christian Back, Partner and Co-head of the automotive sector, Mazars, discuss how new mobility offers could overtake private car use, the impact of growing sustainability expectations and the importance of partnerships.

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Sustainable ownership: how mobility services redefine what we own and how we move

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New mobility services are changing the way drivers and passengers travel, prompting them to rethink ownership, business models and supply chains. Some brands are even going one step further by combining customer demands for sustainability with innovation.

Veruschka Becquart, Development, Marketing and Communications Director, CaoCao Mobility Paris and Grégory Derouet, Partner, Mazars discuss the rise of Maas alongside the development of CaoCao and how it has tapped into customer tastes.

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Manufacturing the future of mobility: a look behind the scenes

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Behind the scenes of well-known automotive brands are manufacturers building components to make the future of mobility real. These teams are responsible for automotive businesses designing tomorrow’s vehicles and shaping the sector’s next chapter.

Below, Jeremy Rice, Managing Partner, Mazars discusses innovative partnerships and new safety measures with Alexander van Laack, President Americas, Faurecia Clarion Electronics – a global leader in automotive technology.

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Trends in luxury automotive: how to compete in a changing market while staying true to your DNA

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The mobility sector is undergoing a period of transformation, and luxury automotive brands must stay ahead of the curve and ride the changes, all while remaining true to their DNA and brand identity.
In the interview below, Emmanuel Thierry, Partner, Mazars and Peyman Kargar, Senior Vice President and chairman, INFINITI Motor Company, Japan, discuss evolving consumer expectations, emerging trends and challenges ahead for luxury automotive manufacturers.

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