Manufacturing's Trifecta

July 09, 2015 at 4:04 AM

Manufacturers in the automotive industry are hungry for growth. Despite a debilitating recession and sluggish recovery period, many manufacturing leaders are ready to take bigger risks in hopes of a higher payoff. Is this wishful thinking?


EY: Shifting gear: Capacity management in the automotive industry

May 06, 2015 at 12:00 PM

The auto industry operated for a century with extra supply capacity to cover the ups and downs of market swings.


Manufacturing and the Digital Twin

March 19, 2015 at 1:26 PM

Computer-aided design and manufacturing enable designers to develop digital objects, create virtual factories to produce them and run simulations to see how the plant would work in the real world.


EY: Changing Lanes 2015-2016

March 13, 2015 at 1:26 PM

EY's third annual survey of auto industry executives identifies five concerns through 2016.

Automotive Economics

EY: Capital Confidence Barometer 10-14

November 20, 2014 at 2:33 PM

EY's October 2014 Capital Confidence Barometer survey finds record-high optimism in the automotive sector and strong interest in embarking on a new wave of transactional initiatives.


EY: Telematics Roundtable June 2014

July 27, 2014 at 10:53 PM

The number of connected devices worldwide is predicted to triple from more than 9 billion today to 25 billion by 2020.

Automotive Manufacturing Management

EY: Cash on the Road 2014

July 27, 2014 at 10:34 PM

EY's latest analysis of top auto suppliers shows an improvement in working capital from the previous year.


Infor: From Why to Why Not

July 24, 2014 at 2:19 AM

This four-page white paper from Infor, the third-largest global provider of enterprise software solutions to the automotive industry, outlines five top risks in delaying a move from on-premise software and data storage to a cloud-based solution.

Automotive Manufacturing Management

Mobile Connectivity and Manufacturing

June 26, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Mobile connectivity is one of the most significant technology trends facing manufacturers today, according to Infor.


EY: Deploying Autonomous Vehicles

June 08, 2014 at 2:24 PM

This seven-page summary from EY says the likelihood of deploying autonomous vehicles is less about technological capabilities and more about the ability of stakeholder to handle the commercial and governance complexities of having self-driving vehicles on the road.


GM's "Valukas" Report on Ignition Switch Failure

June 06, 2014 at 3:24 PM

This 324-page report (a 60-MB download) details an investigation led by former U.S. Dept. of Justice lawyer Anton Valukas into the reasons why General Motors Co. waited 11 years to recall a defective ignition switch that has been linked to 13 fatalities.

Automotive Manufacturing Management

Risk and Uncertainty in Emerging Markets

May 20, 2014 at 2:08 AM

This three-page analysis from LMC Automotive cautions that emerging markets, which have helped boost global auto sales for several years, may be the industry's new Achilles heel.