The Automotive Design & Production Digital Domain Zone includes information on the software, from simulation and analysis to product lifecycle management, used in product development for the automotive industry.

Advanced planning and simulation in the abas 2015 ERP system lets planners simulate a production plan to determine realistic delivery dates based on more accurate capacity analysis and forward scheduling.
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ERP Advances

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) features, functions and purview continue to advance within and beyond an enterprise's physical walls. And some of these are automotive-specific. Here are some recent ERP enhancements.

General Motors Through June

One of the things that General Motors is emphasizing of late is that it has a “retail-focused strategy.” This means that rather than selling to rental companies, it is focusing on selling to consumers.

The Car-Shoe Continuum

Back in 2008, BMW revealed a concept vehicle that is still revolutionary all these years later: It was called the GINA Light Visionary Model, with the acronym standing for “Geometry and Functions In ‘N’ Adaptions.” Fundamentally, the vehicle is based on a moveable substructure and a flexible textile outer cover.