Following the establishment of the new training package development process, any references to the former Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) found in the content of this training package or its components should be referred to the Skills Service Organisation listed below. The potential disruption of direct internet sales and other influences by technology companies was a topic of discussion this week as automakers, suppliers and engineers gathered in Traverse City for the Center for Automotive Research’s annual Management Briefing Seminars. Yesterday we reported on a group of young Muslim men who accost pedestrians in certain parts of east London.
During a meeting at the White House just days after the inauguration, Ford CEO Mark Fields took aim at one particular set of rules, warning the new president that as many as 1 million jobs were at risk if the administration didn’t roll back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, standard the Obama Administration wanted to raise to 54.5 mpg by 2025.
As of 2007, overcapacity in the global automotive industry is estimated at 20 million units, which is approximately one-third of global annual production or the productive capacity of the western European automakers. So, when you consider how large the automotive industry is, it’s easy to see that the use of augmented reality has plenty of room to make its presence felt. We’re just now beginning to see the use of augmented reality in the automotive industry.
Success in 2030 will require automotive players to shift to a continuous process of anticipating new market trends, exploring alternatives and complements to the traditional business model, and exploring new mobility business models and their economic and consumer viability. All these networks combine to make Bavaria a top location for the automotive industry. The automobile industry is also the driving force of Saxony’s manufacturing industry.
In Britain, William R. Morris (later Lord Nuffield ) undertook to emulate Ford as early as 1912, but he found British engineering firms reluctant to commit themselves to the large-scale manufacture of automotive parts. Eleven universities and 17 universities of applied sciences in Bavaria provide the perfect basis for excellent university-based research and education, including in the automotive sector.