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Frost & Sullivan's mobility capabilities sit at the heart of the Automotive & Transportation practice. Mobility is critical in supporting economic growth through the efficient movement of people and goods, and our team of experts identify the opportunities & challenges this brings, as a result of converging mega trends, technology led solutions, regulatory changes and competitive pressures. We document this insight through our research reports that can be accessed through our growth partnership service, of which there are over fifty published to date, and through advisory services tailored to your organisation.

We classify mobility into personal mobility and freight mobility and provide deep industry insights and vision for the future on each of these. With a broad range of expertise from the automotive, leasing & financial services, management consultancy and transport planning sectors, we are well placed to support your growth initiatives, through appraising new mobility business models, and developing new products and services.


Meet the Team

Sarwant_Singh_65.jpgSarwant Singh

Senior Partner, Head of Automotive & Transportation & Visionary Innovation Group

vaidya.jpgVivek Vaidya

Vice President, Business Leader, APAC

Angela_Hall.jpgAngela Hall

Director of Business Development

ShwethaSurenderSM.jpgShwetha Surender

Programme Manager Mobility

Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in personal and freight mobility research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas.

Integrated door to door mobility

door.jpgPublic Transport Solutions including identification of growth areas for public transport solutions e.g. high speed rail, advanced ITS, Smart ticketing solutions

Apps, Journey Planning, Big Data

Traffic_Assist.pngNext generation solutions Apps, dynamic Journey Planning, Big Data and other industry hot topics

Extended Eco System Partnerships

eco.jpgNew business models and extended eco system partnerships

Ride Sharing

ride_sharing.pngDemand responsive transport solutions like ridesharing & carpooling, on demand taxi services solutions

Car Sharing

car-sharing.jpgCar Sharing with analysis of different car sharing models like Corporate car sharing, peer to peer, fixed and floating business model

Dynamic Parking

parking.jpgFuture of Parking solutions covering areas of reservation, navigation, payments and sensor assisted real-time parking sessions

Urban Logistics

Urban_Logistics.pngNext generation freight mobility solutions like on demand logistics solutions/platforms, door to door solutions, inter modality, reverse logistics and new product development opportunities

Rapid Transit Systems

transit.jpgPersonal Rapid Transit systems


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Mobility: Automotive & Transportation Analyst Briefings

2017 Global Automotive Industry Outlook

This research service presents the 2017 outlook for the global automotive industry. It illustrates the changes in regional markets in 2016 and analyzes expected market performance in 2017. It delves into original equipment manufacturer (OEM) strategies to excel in target markets and segments, and…

Global Mobility Market Strategic Profiles of Key Participants, 2016

The Sharing Economy is a global Mega Trend disrupting several industries, including the automotive sector, by shifting value from individual to collaborative consumption. With ever-increasing population density, urbanization, pollution, congestion, and connected lifestyles, the industry is…

Global Powertrain Outlook, 2017

2016 was a pivotal year for powertrain technologies globally as the fallout from Volkswagen s Dieselgate scandal continued to reverberate. Diesel sales are declining in some regions as electric vehicle sales boom. OEMs are under pressure to meet fleet emission mandates and consumer demand for…

Competitive Benchmarking of OEM Mobility Strategies

The trend of digital disruption is set to revolutionize the automotive industry. The value is shifting from individual consumption to collaborative consumption. OEMs are joining this trend and are looking at alternative sources of revenue. In the short-medium term, they are likely to launch their…

European Bike Sharing Market, Forecast to 2025

Growing congestion in core urban areas, rising parking fees and fuel costs, and a high level of carbon emissions are hindrances to urban mobility. These challenges open up opportunities to companies offering sustainable mobility solutions such as bike sharing. This research service analyses the bike…

Mobility Trends in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Forecast to 2022

Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam, is one of the fastest growing automotive markets in Vietnam. It has seen a rapid influx of population from other parts of Vietnam. Besides, the rising income and spending ability of the general public are driving the automotive market on a yearly basis.This research…

Future of Driving in China New Mobility Business Models in China

This study examines the future of the new mobility business models in China with respect to the government, OEMS, public transport operators, fleet management providers, software platform providers, and end-user segments. It charts the major developments in the market in terms of automotive…

Strategic Analysis of the Global e-Hailing Market

This research service offers an in-depth analysis of the current e-Hailing market and discusses the 2025 outlook. It delves into evolving business models, market consolidations and partnerships, regulatory reforms being undertaken by authorities, and advanced technology trends. The study also…

Strategic Insight into the North American e-Hailing Market

This market insight offers an in-depth analysis on the the current e-Hailing market and discusses the 2025 outlook. It delves into evolving business models, market consolidations and partnerships, regulatory reforms being undertaken by authorities, and advanced technology trends. The insight also…

Strategic Insight Into the European e-Hailing Market

This market insight offers an in-depth analysis of the current e-Hailing market and discusses the 2025 outlook. It delves into evolving business models, market consolidations and partnerships, regulatory reforms being undertaken by authorities, and advanced technology trends. The insight also…

growthstrategy-small.jpgWe help our clients understand the implications of mobility trends to their current product and service portfolio and develop and implement growth opportunities for them. We have worked with car companies, transport network providers, mayors of cities, transport planners, tier 1 suppliers, leasing and rental companies, corporate mobility service providers and new technology pioneers to help them evaluate and pioneer new product and service solutions using disruptive business models.

We do this through tailored and customised consulting work and strategy workshops. Projects typically involve several phases from discovery, inform, evaluate, analyse, develop and implement a business plan and growth strategy. We use our research and industry experience coupled with well defined tools and techniques, tailored and developed by Frost & Sullivan, to manage and deliver these projects. We specialise in running growth workshops with our clients which help us take a cross functional team of our client, within span of a day from information to implementation.

Frost & Sullivan Mobility team can support your organisation on each of the following areas.

  • New product and services solutions: We can support you develop new mobility products and services. Examples include helping an OEM to launch a new zero emission taxi and micro mobility solution
  • Business Model: Detailed advice on or creation of carsharing and mobility business models under various scenarios, for leading stakeholders & associations
  • Innovation & Technology: Support to suppliers and operators on potential of new technology to improve operations, e.g. deployment of virtual keys on smartphones
  • Customer Analysis: “Voice of customer” assignments focusing on attitudes towards carsharing, and specific usage profiles of Carsharing
  • Branding & Positioning: Support through an integrated marketing platform to launch your car sharing products and services and create a brand that is affiliated with mobility
  • Statistical Analysis & Forecasting: We have undertaken multiple regression of demographic data to carsharing member data to forecast future market potential and uptake rate analysis
  • Carsharing Policy: Advice to city governments (e.g. London & Tel Aviv) & transport providers on carsharing business models, impacts, and (local) carsharing market opportunity

Advisory services projects include:

  • Supported a leading premium German OEM in developing their car sharing value proposition
  • Helping a mayor’s office develop a vision of car sharing including recognising and planning a licence based system for car sharing operators
  • Support an OEM to design, develop and launch a zero emission taxi
  • Develop a new micro mobility solution, its business case and design validation and market uptake rate analysis in key markets globally
  • Customer analysis of electric vehicle car sharing
  • Comparative analysis of 23 cities globally to understand their future vision for next generation mobility services
  • Support a car sharing operator to develop a low cost car sharing business model for launch in Europe and obtain venture capital funding
  • Created a business case for a tier 1 supplier on developing a virtual key solution for car rental and sharing company including finding and introducing concept to potential customers
  • Helped a vehicle leasing company in developing its car sharing product and service portfolio
  • Support Corporate Strategy Division to Understand Opportunities and Business Models to Develop a Mobility Service Offering for a Leading North American Vehicle Manufacturer

Frost & Sullivan can deliver a bespoke workshop to your organisation to highlight the emerging mobility trends, and identify the impact to your organisation. This is flexible around your needs, where we can attend your strategy day or workshop as an external expert keynote speaker, through to full facilitation of a workshop to ensure your delegates are fully engaged with mobility opportunities and their relevance to their department. Full written follow-up reports and actionable strategies are provided thereafter. We have delivered such workshops for leading providers across the value chain, including Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Proctor & Gamble, Fincantieri, Michelin, amongst several others (available on request).