Designing Tomorrow’s Cars

Automotive Leaders Solve Their Toughest Challenges with the Aras PLM Platform

Breaking Development Silos is Key

Increasing complexity and shifting technologies make it increasingly important for groups to collaborate effectively.  Whether this is hardware and software designers, product development, test and service departments, or even OEMs throughout the supply chain, information needs to flow seamlessly so everyone is on the same page.

The Transformation to Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering requires a shifting mindset to meet the future needs of product development. OEMs are increasingly relying on their supply chain as centers of excellence to develop components.

Suppliers add value through easy integration of MBSE data, rapid response to change, and digital synchronization of configuration and variant management.

Emerging Automotive Trends

Tomorrow’s automotive landscape looks very different. 

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The Electric Revolution is here.  Product development needs to evolve to ensure high voltage safety, incorporate rapidly changing batteries, and shift from mechanical to electrical development.

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Even "traditional" vehicles have become more complex than ever, incorporating multiple systems of systems.  Successful integration of hardware and software is critical for performance and safety.

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The connected car is here and commercially available. Fully autonomous vehicles aren't far off. Vehicles need to communicate with each other, the environment, and even the personal devices of the driver.

With Aras, we are entering a new sphere of data integration. At Schaeffler, we want to digitally optimize processes and procedures as well as create new service-oriented processes.

- Schaeffler

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