The Value of Connectivity in the Automotive Sector - Full Report

by Prof. Bowman Heiden, Center for Intellectual Property (CIP), Chalmers University of Technology The Hoover Institution, Stanford University

31 January 2020

This report explores the actual value that connectivity in vehicles can bring to society and the different sectors affected. Connectivity is one of the four critical mega-trends facing the automotive industry. These trends are autonomous driving, shared mobility and electrification, yet connectivity is both separate and integrated to these other mega-trends. The importance of connectivity is therefore fundamental to the future evolution of the industry.