This IDC study provides our top 10 predictions for the worldwide connected vehicle market for 2018 as well as highlights key areas in this market. These predictions reflect IDC's vision for the 10 most important trends in this market over the next 36 months as the connected vehicles become a reality on our roadways. Technology buyers should use this IDC FutureScape to inform their purchasing decisions over the next three years.
According to Brian Haven, senior research analyst, Consumer Mobility, "The pace at which the connected vehicle ecosystem has developed is forcing automotive OEMs and other involved players to continue to adapt their business models and embrace digital transformation (DX) as a way to retain relevance in their respective industries. Now more than ever, it is important for industry participants to make informed business decisions to maximize their market potential in coming years."