Automotive Manufacturing Software, Production, Testing, PLM

The automotive industry involves the design, development, production, testing and sale of motor vehicles and related parts and equipment. Automotive manufacturing software solutions give automotive manufacturers the key capabilities needed to be more responsive to customers and suppliers. The manufacturing and supply chain software solutions can enable automotive companies and their suppliers to reduce time to market, improve plant floor production, and link supply chains more effectively through product lifecycle management PLM

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ICT in the fast lane

ICT in the fast lane

Following on from the special profile in our March 2013 edition, Manufacturing & Logistics IT chief editor Ed Holden spoke again with Vittorio Boero, chief information officer at Ferrari, about how the sports and luxury car manufacture's intensive five-year IT re-structuring roadmap, first put in place in 2012, is progressing and the benefits it is bringing to the company.

Leveraging risk management throughout the supply chain

Leveraging risk management throughout the supply chain

By Terry Onica, director of automotive, QAD.

A wide range of business-critical risks face today's automotive supplier. Typical risks include material shortages, catastrophic property losses from unforeseen events, supply chain interruptions, IT failures and more.

General Motors names Manhattan Associates a 2015 Supplier of the Year

General Motors names Manhattan Associates a 2015 Supplier of the Year

Manhattan Associates, Inc. was selected as a 2015 Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM). The annual award recognises GM's global suppliers who have delivered superior service and made significant contributions to the company.

Leading automotive technology events and digital information company, TU-Automotive, acquired by Penton

Leading automotive technology events and digital information company, TU-Automotive, acquired by Penton

TU-Automotive has been acquired by Penton in a move that strengthens both Penton and TU-Automotive's position as a leading provider of events and digital information for the fast growing automotive technology and Internet of Things (IoT) segments.

'Servitisation' - how it is changing the face of manufacturing

'Servitisation' - how it is changing the face of manufacturing

By Gavin Oberholzer, Strategic Account Manager, HSO Enterprise Solutions.

We are seeing a new spring in the step of UK manufacturers and with it a renewed focus on sustainable development as the sector looks to exit a long period of decline and develop an edge over its counterparts in low-cost economies like China.

The world's first at Mercedes-Benz in Bremen: RFID detects leaks in cars

The world's first at Mercedes-Benz in Bremen: RFID detects leaks in cars

Mercedes-Benz in Bremen is testing a new RFID tag to detect moisture during leakage tests.

Andrew Page reduces collisions and improves driver safety with Masternaut Connect

Andrew Page reduces collisions and improves driver safety with Masternaut Connect

Andrew Page, the UK automotive parts, tools and equipment distributor, has cut accidents and reduced speeding by 97% after implementing a telematics system from Masternaut.

Dennis Eagle chooses Cincom CPQ to strengthen configure-price-quote capabilities

Dennis Eagle chooses Cincom CPQ to strengthen configure-price-quote capabilities

Cincom CPQ, the configure-price-quote software solution from Cincom Systems, has been selected by speciality vehicle manufacturer, Dennis Eagle Ltd., the refuse collection vehicle producer, to address its CPQ needs.

Indigo’s WMS helps Tetrosyl achieve 10% throughput increase & £200K annual savings

Indigo’s WMS helps Tetrosyl achieve 10% throughput increase & £200K annual savings

Indigo has announced that Tetrosyl has significantly increased sales order dispatch rates and achieved annual cost savings of £200,000, since implementing Indigo's WMS solution.

Greasing the wheels of the automotive supply chain

Greasing the wheels of the automotive supply chain

By Stefan Issing, global automotive industry director at IFS.

When it comes to manufacturing's next revolution – the much-discussed Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 – the automotive industry is firmly in the driving seat. A trailblazer across key manufacturing trends, the automotive industry is accelerating the move towards a world in which raw materials and machines communicate with each other within an Internet of Things for smart, flexible, resource-friendly production.

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