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This IDC study provides our top 10 predictions for the 2017 worldwide connected vehicle market, intended to highlight key areas of evolution in the worldwide connected vehicle market. These predictions reflect IDC's vision for the 10 most important trends in this market over the next 36 months as the connected car shifts from its nascent developmental stages toward meaningful penetration by consumers and businesses and on our roadways. Technology buyers should use this FutureScape to inform their purchasing decisions over the next three years.
According to Heather Ashton, research manager, IDC Manufacturing Insights, "Automotive OEMs and their ecosystem counterparts face an unprecedented level of disruption in business models, customer expectations, and digital transformation (DX). The coming years will create new opportunities for those companies that make the shift to digital and capitalize on the tremendous potential of the connected vehicle market."
"The connected car will have a powerful impact on our highways and roads in the next five years, and cities and states must begin to plan now for their use, in policy and regulatory decisions as well as technology considerations," adds Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, research director, IDC Smart Cities Strategies.
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