What’s new in the automotive and transportation industry — August 2022

By Kelsey Robuck

In this monthly blog series, you’ll discover how businesses in the automotive and transportation industry can benefit from digitalization across product development, manufacturing and lifecycle processes. Below are some of our upcoming events on the challenges of evolving market trends and newly released content about the digital solutions that can help.

Virtually develop your automotive production line

Automotive OEMs and suppliers rehearsing the launch of a new product digitally before launching it in the factory
Get your manufacturing line launched right the first time, faster

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | 61 minutes

With virtual development, automotive manufacturers can develop all aspects of the manufacturing line to evaluate machines, product lines, and plant design early before committing to costly physical builds.

Join us live to discover the many benefits of virtually developing your manufacturing line and how this allows manufacturers to optimize it before going into operation so it runs right the first time.

Distributed acoustic sensing applications help drive smart cities

PODCAST | Part 2 | 17 minutes

Missed Part 1? Click here to listen.

Imagine a system underground, detecting vibrations, making sense of those vibrations, and providing you with actionable insights on a range of things, like the motion of pedestrians and vehicles, from cars to trains.

This is the solution that the software-based services company, Terra Sound, has developed— a distributed acoustic sensing system that uses fiber optics to collect and transmit data for analysis by AI-based methods.

In the second half of this two-part Future Car Podcast episode, we continue our interview of two brothers, Brian Borkowski, founder of Terra Sound, and Craig Borkowski, a board member and former CEO of Terra Sound. Likewise, they share more details about their products and the purpose they serve.

Manage complexities in vehicle development with MBSE

An example of complexity with interconnected infrastructure showing a car driving in a city at night with a passenger rail system overhead.
Connect engineering disciplines with an integrated model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach

Software & System Engineering | EBOOK | 5 pages

To meet increasing complexities in today’s market, automotive manufacturers and suppliers must push boundaries to offer new, innovative features that set them apart from the competition and put them at the forefront of the industry.

In this eBook, discover a collaborative systems engineering approach that enables the flexibility to deliver reliable, innovative, and compliant designs that exceed customer expectations.

Additional automotive and transportation industry resources

Live Webinar | Digital Twin of Harness and Production for KSK | September 7, 2022 | 2 sessions
Discover the right software solution to support harness manufacturing engineers— Register now!
Live Webinar | Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) trends | September 13, 2022 | 2 sessions
Learn how to achieve a consistent and efficient vehicle system— Register now!
EBook | Accelerate vehicle electrification with e-powertrain development | 7 minutes
Learn how OEMs and startups can accelerate the pace of e-powertrain development— Read now!
White Paper | Achieve a rapid plant evolution with Smart Manufacturing solutions | 17 minutes
Discover how OEMs can transform automotive production planning and processes— Read now!
EBook | Smart factory solutions drive quality and sustainability in manufacturing | 10 minutes
Learn how OEMs can guarantee efficient, high-quality production and a flawless launch— Read now!
This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at