Predicting Parts Failures Sooner
Vehicles are getting more complex, and repairs concerning electrical and electronic systems are rising. Where will the next issue arise? Producers need to know sooner than ever.
We Predict helps carmakers and their suppliers predict component failures in the field, thanks in part to a database of some 3 billion service incidents across the U.S., says Renee Stephens, vice president of automotive.
Companies already study failures for their own components. Stephens notes that We Predict helps them learn about the field performance of parts that may be new to them but have a service history with other users.
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