Evolution of the Automotive Supply Chain
Today's end-to-end supply chains are more complex than ever, and they are becoming more so as carmakers build extensive relationships with suppliers that are new to the industry.
Today's end-to-end supply chains are more complex than ever, and they are becoming more so as carmakers build extensive relationships with suppliers that are new to the industry. As many as nine in 10 companies will be looking for more collaborative supply chain management tools, according to Aberdeen Group.
This 12-page white paper by Bob Heanley, research director for supply chain, wholesale and retail practices, presents a strong business case for realigning, consolidating and optimizing supply chain activities.
Heanley says so-called Automation Leaders are delivering a better balance of cost and service across the competing priorities they face in an evolving automotive industry. His analysis is being presented here by Infor, the global provider of enterprise software solutions.
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Chinese electric-car startup Nio Inc. is forming a manufacturing joint venture with Beijing E-Town International Investment and Development Co., which is investing 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in the business.
The little car that could still can. And this time as a car that not only gets great fuel economy, but which has ride and handling that makes it more than an econo-box (and its styling is anything but boxy).
Ram Truck chief exterior designer Joe Dehner talks about how they’ve developed the all-new pickup. “We’ve been building trucks for over 100 years,” he says. “Best I could come up with is that this is our 15th-generation truck.”