Automotive engineering

Automotive Industry: Spot the Biggest Disruptor in Automotive Engineering: It’s Software and More Software

Today’s cars are simple, with fewer physical components, but complex at the same time, with millions of lines of code built into them.

Synopsis

Next-gen automakers are primarily software companies with a totally different perspective on car design. Modern cars are not just about engine, body, suspension and interior, but are software on wheels. With its huge pool of skilled software developers, can India become a dominant player in this space?

The automotive industry is very mature, with a dozen automakers having over 100 years of heritage. But change is the only constant, and this industry is no exception. The new generation of automotive OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) are taking a leap of faith towards innovative market offerings for connected, electric and autonomous vehicles. They have differentiating factors. On the other hand, the barrier to entry for traditional OEMs

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