What’s new in the automotive industry — February 2022

By Kelsey Robuck

Discover how automotive companies can benefit from digitalization across product development, manufacturing and lifecycle processes. Below are some of our upcoming events on these industry trends and the digital solutions that can help your business, as well as newly released automotive content.

Master the design challenges of automotive ethernet communication


Advanced ethernet network design solutions for next-generation systems.

Achieve EMC compliance for electrified vehicles through vehicle-level electromagnetic simulation


Ensure the safety and reliability of your electric vehicle.

Autonomous Vehicle Development: The transition towards software and electronics


In a new episode of the Future Car podcast, we talk to Nand Kochhar, VP of Automotive and Transportation, and Doug Burcicki, Sr. Director of integrated Electrical Systems to discuss how E/E architectures are reaching unprecedented complexity as hardware and data network content expand along with higher levels of vehicle autonomy.

Additional automotive industry resources

Drive innovation in vehicle design through Accelerated Product Development software | Video | 2 min → Watch the video to discover how Siemens’ Accelerated Product Development can help carmakers thrive in today’s industry.
New digitalization efforts empowering the future of mobility | Blog post | 4 min read →  In the automotive and transportation industry, we are seeing some forward-thinking companies come to the forefront through digitalization efforts in vehicle design and simulation. Daimler Truck has adopted Siemens’ Simcenter™ STAR-CCM+™ software to develop next-generation, CO2-neutral vehicles.
The advantages of MBSE driven E/E architecture development | White paper | 25 min read →  Vehicles in all sectors are growing in complexity as OEMs develop sophisticated platforms with growing levels of automation, and connectivity. To cope with this growing complexity, automotive, aerospace and commercial vehicle OEMs must evolve their architectural design processes to leverage MBSE and the digital thread.
Next-generation design for the automotive industry today | Blog post | 1 min read → Electrification and automation are changing the face of the automotive industry. The requirements of battery and thermal management, sensor engineering, and connectivity dramatically increase the complexity of vehicle development and force car manufacturers to innovate new technologies to rise to these growing challenges.
Vehicle electrification: The importance of electrical and electronic systems | Podcast | 42 min listen → In this episode we discuss the past and present of automotive E/E systems, how complexity alters vehicle development, and how digitalization can empower companies to pursue vehicle electrification and other next-generation vehicle technologies.
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