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Adaptable production systems for the automotive industry

Software-Defined Manufacturing aims for fast, flexible and efficient production for the automotive industry and subcontractors. (Photo: Anastasiya Sultanova, KIT) Fluctuating demand, supply bottlenecks, individualized products: being able to produce economically even in the face of dynamic changes poses challenges for the automotive industry and its suppliers. The Software Defined Manufacturing for Automotive and Supplier Industry […]

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Automotive Internet of Things hiring levels increased in November 2021

Credit: Panchenko Vladimir / Shutterstock The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for Internet of Things (IoT) related roles increased in November 2021 compared to the same month last year, with 42.6% of companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one of these positions. The latter figure was higher than the […]

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Innovation in industrial automation among companies in the automotive industry has fallen in the past year

Credit: asharkyu / shutterstock Industrial automation research and innovation in the automotive manufacturing and supply sector has declined over the past year. The most recent figures show that the number of industrial automation patent applications in the industry stood at 609 in the three months ending October, up from 1,193 in the same period last […]

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The UK auto industry and the supply chain: post-Brexit

The latest audio interview from GlobalAutoIndustry.com “The UK auto industry and the supply chain: post-Brexit»Presents Oliver Bridge. Bridge heads Grant Thornton’s global automotive team and heads operational, corporate advisory, Grant Thornton UK. He has over 20 years of experience in consulting and industry. Over the past twelve years, he has worked on complex international consulting […]

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Alternative fuels could be the solution for a greener automotive industry

According to It Matters To You, Toyota Motor Corporation announced last week that it would begin exploring more environmentally friendly fuel options for traditional combustion vehicles. These alternative fuels are derived from biomass and include hydrogen and synthetic fuels. It Matters To You explains that this push for fuel innovation comes in light of research […]

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SEC Investigates Tesla Over Solar Panel Whistleblower Allegations | Automotive Industry News

The U.S. securities regulator has opened an investigation into Tesla Inc following a whistleblower complaint that the company failed to properly educate its shareholders and the public of the fire risks associated with faults in the solar panel system on several years, according to a letter from the agency. The investigation has increased regulatory pressure […]

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Within the Catena-X automotive industry consortium

(Hagen Heubach from SAP talks about Catena-X) When I first heard of SAP’s “automotive alliance” over a year ago, I was suspicious: was it just a shrewd back door to a discussion centered on the product about Ariba? But then I became intrigued. On a podcast with my retired colleague Den Howlett, SAP CEO Christian […]

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Role change in Toyota Turkey automotive industry

Role change in Toyota Turkey automotive industry According to the statement made by Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey AŞ, Erdoğan Şahin will assume the role of general manager and CEO of the company effective January 1, 2022, with the appointment of Toshihiko Kudo, general manager and CEO of the company, to a new position. in Japan. […]

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Auto Filing Buzz: 21% increase in scan mentions since Q2 2020

Credit: thinkhubstudio / Shutterstock Digitization mentions in auto industry company records were 21% higher in the second quarter of 2021 than in the second quarter of 2020. In total, the frequency of digitization-related convictions between July 2020 and June 2021 was 108% higher than in 2016 when GlobalData, from which our data was drawn for […]

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The way forward: automating access points in the automotive industry

The disruption caused by the pandemic has impacted virtually every facet of the automotive supply chain. Even before the recent disruptions, it was not easy to manage the huge volumes of invoices generated within the automotive industry, many of which are still paper or PDF and processed manually. As any AP professional knows, processing inbound […]