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About TCI
Our Approach
Services
Industries
  - Automotive and Transportation
  - Chemicals and Polymers
  - Communications and Electronics
  - Construction
  - Fabricated materials and products
  - Food and Ingredients
  - Metals and Minerals
  - Packaging
  - Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
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Automotive and transportation

Although TCI Consulting’s experience is concentrated in the automotive sector it encompasses the entire transportation spectrum:

  • Military aircraft
  • Civil aircraft
  • Microlights
  • Rail
  • People movers
  • Automotive
  • Off-highway vehicles
  • Bicycles

The types of services we offer in this sector include new technology assessment, competitive intelligence and benchmarking, and global market assessments -- automotive and aircraft programmes are increasingly global in nature.

The breadth of our experience can be judged from the following brief examples of assignments in this sector:

  • A capabilities driven diversification assessment for a European automotive components suppliers seeking to enter the aerospace market;
  • Assessment of potential European and US bolt-on acquisition candidates for a Tier Two components supplier, that subsequently resulted in a $350 million purchase;
  • Global due diligence assessment of a manufacturer of a novel design of ultra light aircraft on behalf of a financial investor;
  • Assessment of future technological trends in motion control in off-highway vehicles, encompassing agricultural equipment, construction machinery, mining equipment, vocational trucks, etc;
  • European entry assessment and acquisition candidate identification of the vehicle extended warranty market;
  • Analysis of potential opportunities in the German car replacement tyre market;
  • Global technological assessment of trends in vehicle automatic crash avoidance systems.

Please contact us to discuss your specific needs and our relevant product, technology and industry expertise.

Case Study

Issue:
A European manufacturer of integrated circuits had developed a novel product combining engine control and electronic dashboard functions in a single unit, and was seeking potential market opportunities

Approach:
TCI analysed the market for short run applications, outside of the main automotive market, such as motorcycles, all terrain vehicles, marine, etc, where the limitations of being a smaller supplier could be turned into an advantage of superior service

Outcome:
TCI identified a potential partner for the client that could provide market access and recommended specific end use applications and clients for initial focus