A little bit more than one third of Styrias added value is created by local firms in the field of mobility industry. Due to huge influencing factors like finite fossil fuel supply, new stricter regulations in terms of political framework in mobility or new moral concepts within society, the mobility industry is being challenged by a transformation process. Therefore, the aim of this thesis is to provide coherent recommendations to enforce industrial location development in the Styrian mobility industry. First of all, a descriptive analysis of the industrial location Styria with focus on innovation and technology is made, before a state-of-the-art regarding international trends in the mobility industry concludes the theoretic part of the thesis. The empirical part consists of a quantitative survey trying to identify the status-quo of the adaption of new trends in the styrian supplier industry. Furthermore, three experts in the field are interviewed regarding their opinion on international trends in the mobility industry, the adaption of these trends in Styrias industry and actions to strengthen the competitiveness of Styrian industry in this field. Results of the investigation show that the industrial location Styria in general and the supplier industry in particular, are well sensibilized to face new challenges and trends in the field of mobility industry. Need for action is identified in the following fields: Firstly, firms in the local supplier industry should cooperate more closely with local research institutes. Secondly, local political-economic framework should concentrate on a continuing stimulation of local incubator and cluster scene. Thirdly, actions to prevent Styria from an excessive skills shortage and to attenuate demographic change should be taken.