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In the press – 18/09

“Denn der Weg zur Industrie 4.0 hat erst gerade begonnen. Firmen, die ihn nicht gehen wollen, haben schlechte Prognosen” / “… auch weil sie über kein Servicegeschäft verfügt, das regelmässige Einnahmen bringen würde” / “Ihr Wert [Machine] bestehe zu 50% aus Software, …” @NZZaS #Die Digitalisierung bringt Jobs in die Schweiz zurück  

New Revenue Stream For Volvo (Polstar)

“Polestar—which previously existed as a Volvo model, rather than as a distinct company—will also be an experiment in marketing cars through smartphone-based subscription plans with monthly payments but no upfront fee. Polestar vehicles will be available only through 2 or 3-year subscription plans, a method some auto analysts believe could become the norm in years ahead.” @WSJ # Volvo Unveils a Direct Challenge to Tesla Comment: Volvo/Polstar the business model building block [Revenue].