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Q2 2014

Industry Report

Connected Cars: Revenue Opportunities

A growing number of cars incorporate networking technologies for services ranging from navigation to entertainment. This report examines new connected car services offered by auto makers and examines the roles that value chain vendors play to enrich consumers’ in-car experience. The report also analyzes the integration of connected car services with existing mobile, home, and cloud service infrastructures to highlight new opportunities for OEMS, car dealers, operators, and other service providers. The report provides forecasts of U.S. connected car revenues from 2014-2019.


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The Bottom Line

1.0 Report Summary

1.1 Purpose of Report

1.2 Scope of Report

1.3 Research Approach

2.0 Connected Vehicles: Definitions & Market Trends

3.0 Connected Vehicle Use Cases by Business Model

3.1 B2B2C Connected Vehicle Use Cases

3.1.1 Diagnostics & Maintenance

3.1.2 Big Data Analytics

3.1.3 Usage-Based Insurance

3.2 B2C Connected Vehicle Use Cases

3.2.1 Emergency Assistance

3.2.2 Stolen Vehicle Recovery

3.2.3 Location-Based Services: Navigation & Commerce

3.2.4 Infotainment

3.2.5 Wi-Fi Hotspot

3.2.6 Safe driving

3.3 Emerging Connected Vehicle Use Cases: V2X and the Connected Home Overlap

4.0 Connected Car Value Chain: Profiles & Perspectives

4.1 Automotive OEMs

4.2 Mobile Network Operators

4.3 Software & Service Providers

5.0 Consumer Perspectives

6.0 Market Forecasts

6.1 Market Drivers and Barriers

6.2 Forecast Methodology

6.3 Forecast of Connected Cars, 2014-2018

6.4 Forecast of Connected Car Revenues, 2014-2018

7.0 Market Implications and Recommendations

8.0 Appendix

8.1 Glossary

8.2 Index

Companies Interviewed
Connected Car Services, by Category
Connected Car Data Analytics Use Cases
UBI Program Details & Comparisons
Distracted Driving Frequency
Consumer-Reported In-Vehicle Connectivity
Usage & Appeal of Connected Car Features
Connected Car Feature Use, by Vehicle Make
Connected Car Service Appeal, by Smartphone Ownership
Importance of Connected Features for Future Car Purchases
Connected Car Forecast Model
MNO Car Connectivity Revenues Forecast Model, 2014-2018
U.S. Connected Car Forecast Table, 2014-2018
Connected Light Vehicles in the U.S., 2014-2018
Cellular-Supported Connected Vehicle Forecast, 20114-2018
U.S. Connected Car Forecast Breakdown: New, Used, & Aftermarket
U.S. MNO Car Connectivity Revenues Forecast (2014-2018)

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