The emergence of a new business model for automotive innovations

A presentation by Luc van Neer, CEO, FAST Automotive Group.

FAST Automotive Group has a global unique cooperation structure for developing innovations in the automotive industry. The industry is undergoing a tremendous transformation and the current business structures are under pressure and do not always provide the right framework to achieve the level of innovations, including sustainable solutions, which is required.

The industry needs not only great new material innovations, but also new business models to (1) accelerate development lead times, (2) re-position suppliers with high value add along the value chain, (3) agility in the value chain to address technological- and trend-uncertainty.

The story of FAST Automotive Group, presented by its CEO Luc van Neer, is about HOW can we do things differently to achieve faster and better results. It will provide a good insight in the structure of the industry and offers a different solution, together with real life examples of innovations.


Question 1: What drives you?
In today’s complex technology transformation we shall not only think about what we do differently, but also how we work different in order to become better and faster. And that is where FAST is about. We build upon the expertise of specialized companies and combine them along the product value chain.

Question 2: Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
Delegates will learn how a new business model can help them to get faster and with more success new innovations into the automotive market.

Question 3: What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Electrification, New Mobility Concepts, Digitization and Autonomous Driving.

Question 4: What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
They will transform the industry as a whole

Question 5: What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
The current business structures

About FAST Automotive Group
The FAST Automotive Group is an growing alliance and community of European highly specialized automotive suppliers which combine their expertise into one value offering. Through this unique cooperation model, we are able to deliver faster, more efficient, and with proven improved performances.

Our customers are Tier-1 and Tier-2, often a system supplier of complex products with high quality specifications, safety related products, light weight solutions, from-metal-to-plastic developments, hybrid products, and composites.

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Luc will be speaking at the 2021 conference edition.

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