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Podcast: Electric mobility - Leveraging brand to drive adoption
Autovista Group’s chief economist Christof Engelskirchen speaks to Liz Olsen, senior strategy director, and Ben Osborne, head of insights, at brand specialists Siegel+Gale, about the role of brand in the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). This podcast unravels and de-fluffs the brand black box and what role it plays in leading customers on the journey to electric mobility.

Olsen and Osborne have recently authored a whitepaper: Leveraging brand to bridge the adoption gap, which you can read here.
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EV infrastructure: opportunities and challenges
Stock markets are surprisingly bullish. There appears to be a disconnect between the darkening economic outlook and investor behaviour. Autovista Group Chief Economist, Christof Engelskirchen asks Laura Lembke, executive director at Morgan Stanley why, and explores what automotive industry investors are looking for post-COVID-19.
André ten Bloemendal, VP Commercial Sales, Europe, at ChargePoint and Christof Engelskirchen, chief economist at Autovista Group, explore the world of electric-vehicle infrastructure – from pricing to grid capacity management to leasing models – and envisage the infrastructure of the future.
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Demand and supply: preparing for the future
The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for those in the business of selling cars to be able to do so without face-to-face interaction. Farid Kandil, Senior Vice President, Business Consulting Services at DEKRA provides steps for success to dealerships looking to digitise their sales and marketing.
The COVID-19 pandemic will leave no area of the automotive industry untouched. Autovista Group’s chief economist Christof Engelskirchen talks to Joachim Deinlein, partner at global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, about the pandemic’s impact, consumer buying behaviour and the business models of the future: car-sharing and subscriptions.
TCO Awards 2020: vehicle category contenders
Podcast: Imagine a world with no private-car ownership
The cancellation of Autovista Group’s inaugural TCO Awards due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant we could not celebrate the automotive industry’s achievements in person. Christof Engelskirchen, Chief Economist at Autovista Group, along with the Daily Brief team, recognise the cars that would have been competing for an award.
Georg Bauer, founder of used car subscription site Fair.com tells Christof Engelskirchen, Autovista Group’s chief economist, why - after a career as a ‘traditional auto guy’ - he felt it necessary to focus on improving the used-car buying experience. He tells us how and why Fair.com does just that and how the role of car dealers may change in the future.
Future-ready remarketing
Podcast: From leasing company to mobility provider
How to prepare for changing consumer preferences, especially around alternative powertrains and future trends, should be central to any remarketing strategy. Sebastian Fuchs, Managing Director Manheim and RMS Automotive Continental Europe, part of Cox Automotive, explains that this requires both considered industry monitoring and a leap of imagination.
Autovista Group's chief economist, Christof Engelskirchen speaks to John Saffrett, Deputy CEO, ALD Automotive, about how a leasing companies need to "build muscle" to create a truly digital customer experience. They discuss the remarketing risks for the internal combustion engine and how used car markets needs to be built to be able to absorb the increasing amount of electric vehicles.
Delivering the connected cars that consumers want
Podcast: Car remarketing post-pandemic and beyond
Connected vehicles can offer consumers an enhanced driving experience, but even with numerous features and options available, there is still a sense that the car is not a seamless aspect of a consumer’s digital life. Stéphane Lagresle, Senior Marketing Director, Connected Car and Connected Services, Harman International, in conversation with Autovista Group’s chief research officer, Sarah Walkley, explains how this will change.
Wolfgang Reinhold, Managing Partner at WER-Consult and co-founder of CARA Europe, the European Car Remarketing Association explains why he is optimistic about the post-pandemic prospects for the remarketing sector and explores how consumer behaviour may change immediately after COVID-19, and beyond. explains why he is optimistic about the post-pandemic prospects for the remarketing sector and explores how consumer behaviour may change immediately after COVID-19, and beyond.
Considerations for an uncertain future: Strategies for fleet managers and leasing firms in a post-pandemic world
Interview: Are car subscriptions a catalyst for EV growth?
Dr Sarah Walkley, Chief Research Officer at Autovista Group spoke to independent experts and TCO Awards judges Alain Duez, International Senior Business Advisor & Partner of Fleetcompetence Group and Jose Luis Criado-Pérez, Founder of Jose Luis Criado, Mobility Consultants about the considerations for fleet managers and leasing firms alike in the post-pandemic world.
TCO Awards judge Rui Ferreira, Vice President - Electric Vehicle Fleet at Evezy, discusses the company’s unique business model and the impact the coronavirus crisis might have on car subscriptions. Christof Engelskirchen, Chief Economist at Autovista Group leads the conversation.
The future of car design: Creating brands that live up to their iconic predecessors
Auto Mobility LIVE speaker Franck Louis-Victor, who is New Media and Innovation Services Director at Renault, discusses the future of car design, and how to create brands that live up to their iconic predecessors.

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