GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Current and Future State of Electric Vehicles Globally” features Aakash Arora. Mr. Arora is Managing Director and Partner of Boston Consulting Group’s Boston office, and is a core member of BCG’s Automotive practice area and the Automotive & Mobility sector. He is the global topic leader for electric vehicles for the firm, and the North America lead for BCG’s Center for Digital in Automotive.
Audio Interview Guest
Mr. Aakash Arora
Managing Director & Partner
Boston Consulting Group – Boston office
Global Topic Leader for Electric Vehicles
In the 14-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Arora discusses these questions:
• How do you see the evolution globally of electric vehicles in the coming years?
• Are there pockets or regions where EVs will take off sooner?
• What will happen to ICE platforms?
• What does that mean for global auto makers in different regions such as Asia, Europe and US?
• What can be done to push the take rate of EVs?
About Mr. Aakash Arora, Managing Director & Partner, BCG Boston:
Aakash Arora is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Automotive practice area and the Automotive & Mobility sector. He is the global topic leader for electric vehicles for the firm, and the North America lead for BCG’s Center for Digital in Automotive. Aakash also serves as CDC advisor and leader of alumni relations in the Detroit office.
Aakash has worked with OEMs and suppliers for both passenger and commercial vehicles, and is experienced in active safety, autonomous driving, connected car, data monetization, and mobility business models. In addition, he has extensive experience in automotive operations with project experience in sales and marketing, sourcing, and engineering. He has worked with corporate and private equity clients on many due diligence projects.
Before joining the firm, Aakash worked at Continental Automotive, Motorola Automotive, and Siemens Automotive, in various software engineering and BU strategy roles.