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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.

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Topology Optimization Explained

Topology optimization cuts part development time and costs, material consumption, and product weight. And it works with additive, subtractive, and all other types of manufacturing processes, too.

Snow Day: Nissan in Chicago

To venture into the territory of a really bad pun, it would be to say that the concepts that Nissan has developed for display at the Chicago Auto Show, which opens tomorrow at McCormick Place, are cool.

Kia Garners More Design Awards

The iF Design Awards were established in Germany in 1953 with six guiding principles: To identify, support and promote good design To raise awareness of design among the public and the role it plays in our lives To help companies integrate design into their long-term strategies To safeguard the role of professional designer and boost awareness for this job profile To effect social change through design To support talented young people and create a public platform for young designers Each year the competition receives approximately 5,000 entries from some 70 countries.