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The automotive industry includes all companies and activities involved in the manufacture of motor vehicles, including most components, such as engines and bodies, but excludes tires, batteries, and fuel. The industry’s principal products are passenger automobiles and light trucks, including pickups, vans, and sport utility vehicles.

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Covid-19 Slammed Rental-Car Firms, Then Business Turned Around

Rental-car companies, crushed by a collapse in bookings at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, are now getting a lift

Mercedes introduces digital manufacturing platform for its plants around the world

Automotive giant Daimler Mercedes-Benz says it has introduced a new digitalisation initiative which makes “complex vehicle production completely transparent and maximises its efficiency”.

Cyber Everywhere: Preparing for Automotive Safety in the Face of Cyber Threats. An Executive Interview with GM's Jeff Massimilla

In today’s connected world, cyber is everywhere. This is particularly true in the automotive sector, where advanced, connected technologies are producing unprecedented disruption in almost every aspect of the automotive ecosystem, including manufacturing and supply chain, consumer engagement, connected and autonomous vehicles, dealer interactions, financing and, of course, enterprise operations. 

Technological Barriers to the Elevated Future of Mobility

Companies are developing aircraft capable of carrying passengers and cargo in urban environments. So what’s keeping them grounded? Several key technological barriers need to be overcome before air taxis take to the skies.

Automotive Manufacturers Need Digital Transformation to Survive Disruption

From automation and seamless connectivity to personalization, digital technologies are putting the automotive industry in a state of disruptive transition.

Against this backdrop, auto manufacturers need to explore new digital solutions across the value chain to conceive new models and survive in the rapidly transforming industry, says GlobalData, a data and analytics company.