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Cost analysis and identifying cost potentials of Retrofitting regional vehicles

Identified potential of 40 % compared to the offer

Initial situation & task

  • Cost analysis and determination of potential for the conversion of a regional vehicle
  • Determination of development costs
  • Determination of manufacturing costs for installations/extensions as well as conversions for a standard and a minimum variant


  • Cost assessment of the existing vehicle
  • Definition of the modifications (delta method)
  • Cost evaluation of the adaptations
  • Calculation of development costs
  • Simulation and evaluation of different variants
  • Analysis of the overhead cost structure of the executing company


  • Clear elaboration of a target price and a time frame for implementation
  • Transparent, reliable basis for bid negotiations
  • Clear identification of cost drivers
  • Alternative configurations with evaluation of implementation costs
  • 40 % savings potential compared to quotation