Our expertise

Sustainable Mobility

CVA has continuously invested in this field since 2005, covering most of the alternative automotive powertrains (full electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, biofuels – 1st and 2nd generations, H2), and a large spectrum of strategic issues – global ecosystem assessment and design (including fuel recharge network), business models design, offer design etc…

Our « Transport, Defense & Security » practice presents:

Our « Energy and Utilities » practice has developed extended experience of work on alternative fuel value chains for mobility applications and stationary applications, including:

CVA’s experience covers most of key segments

CVA’s experience all stakeholders

CVA’s experience encompasses the following issues

Strategic segmentation and Value Chain analysis (Energy Storage, Vehicle, Infrastructure)

Competitiveness assessment of technical solutions and identification of take-off factors:


Design of demand growth scenarios (in coherence with a global relevant ecosystem)


Make or Buy and Purchasing strategy for key components and complete powertrain


Collaboration/Competition strategy between OEMs and/or First Tier Suppliers on electrified vehicle


Conception, Offer Design, Innovative Business Model for every value chain steps:   


Support on normalisation and definition of Market Rules (standardisation and normalisation bodies supported by government, French-German working group on standardisation, definition of competition rules for public charging infrastructure)

Support for a Strategic Partnership in the electric mobility sector: modeling, marketing offer and pricing 

Quantitative assessment of economics: business plan, breakeven points and support to private players in their negotiation with public sector on incentive schemes.

Green Book on Electric Vehicles



EVs: beyond the current implications