Engineers in Automotive

Engineers in Automotive

Bring all aspects of your business on a single cloud-based platform to streamline your workflows. 3DEXPERIENCE is an innovation platform perfectly fit for the automotive industry, that frees up time for design and customization while also providing complete change control.

Discover all the benefits

The future success of your product design and customization depends on your ability to manage changes in the product development process.

3DEXPERIENCE is a platform that combines intuitive 3D design, simulation, data handling and project management tools, while allowing secure access from anywhere, at any time and on any device.

Continue reading to find out how 3DEXPERIENCE can benefit engineers in the automobile business today.

Manage changes and revisions

With 3DEXPERIENCE, the team can innovate with a higher degree of confidence and engage your consumers and customers early in the ideation process. Deliver smarter solutions faster by:

Enhancing productivity
Minimize risks and enhance productivity by making unified product information accessible to all stakeholders, anywhere and at any time.

Advance products with minimal effort
Connect all business functions with the model-based product definition. Explore, develop and advance 3D products with the power of the 3DEXPERIENCE.

Collaborate anywhere, at any time

Connect data, people and ideas on one platform and benefit from secure multi-discipline collaboration across distributed design teams.

  • Connect CATIA V5, SOLIDWORKS, DraftSight, and many other mechanical and electronic authoring applications
  • Create and edit large product structures directly in the browser without the need for CAD tools
  • The single multi-CAD product definition utilizes existing data and know-how and ensures that teams are always working with live information
  • Tear down walls between the engineering and design departments with a unified product structure with no need for manual bill of materials synchronization

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Evaluate before saving and sharing

With immersive PDM and PLM tools integrated through the task pane which is the portal to the platform. Keep your projects organized, on schedule and evaluate before you press save.

  • Connect 3DEXPERIENCE with the other enterprise information solutions your company uses
  • The controlled review and release processes ensure quality, requirement fulfillment, and regulation compliance

”The cloud-based system has been fantastic, and it’s worked seamlessly for us through multiple moves and expansions. You put your computer on the table and you’re immediately able to collaborate efficiently around the world’.’

Stefan Krause,
Co-founder electrical car manufacturer Canoo

Coordinate as a Change Manager

Facilitate changes and coordinates a close-loop collaborative change process that clearly communicates change decisions and assignments to all impacted domains.

  • Make informed decisions by obtaining a full impact assessment of change requests from all impacted organizations
  • Communicate change decisions and assignments to all
  • Improve product development quality by establishing governance standards for the entire enterprise to adhere to
  • Reduce time and cost associated with changes and mange with intelligent change management rules and automation

Manage release of your products

Work effectively with accelerated cross-team collaboration during the product development, ensuring productivity and visibility across the enterprise. This process fosters and accelerates multi-discipline collaboration through engineering responsibility assignment and tracking.

  • Manage Engineering Bill Of Materials with product items from multi-discipline engineering
  • Parts, technical documentation (CAD models and other technical specifications), Engineering BOM, release and revise engineering BOM and technical documentation
  • Enhance collaboration with web based 3d navigation

Electronic design possibilities

Connect electronic engineering with all engineering data to ensure traceability through the end-to-end development process. Plan and optimize the entire system at a high level to reduce errors and bring quality products to market. 

  • Improve efficiencies through collaboration by providing access to ECAD data directly on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform
  • Accelerate the electronic design process by providing impact traceability from requirements to deliverables
  • 360 degree visibility on impact and context from all engineering disciplines ensures decisions are made on the right data

Manage your projects

Deliverables-based project management links product development data to a project, enabling real-time monitoring and assessment to improve project performance.

  • Connect portfolio definition and governing projects the same system
  • Leverage a system that aligns the project scope with the project schedule and resource assignments
  • Reduce non-value added activities related to reporting task status
  • Directly connecting to objects under development allows project managers to anticipate issues and mitigate earlier
  • Real-time decision support through advanced Analytics

“Our shift toward becoming a technology, services and energy company must be collaborative. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform connects engineering to all disciplines in one digital company. We will gain agility, speed, and effectiveness to develop new mobility faster than ever.”

Luca de Meo,
CEO at Renault group

Standardization when sourcing

On the platform, you can seamlessly source your components among in-house content and 50 million parts from external designers. Thanks to a component similarity search its easy to enforce sourcing strategy with a fast alternative or double source supplier identification.

With Classification Intelligence, you can enable automated classification and detailed engineering comparison with market components. Then optimize your component reuse strategy by identifying your preferred content.

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Frequently asked questions

Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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Do you need to have SOLIDWORKS installed to share and markup design?

No, with the Share and Markup features on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, you can collaborate with anyone without their need to have SOLIDWORKS installed. This allows you to get real-time feedback and iterations to speed up the work process.

You generate a link from SOLIDWORKS for sharing your design, reducing the need to send a physical file or for the recipient to have an installation. Anyone can use the link, to comment and share, and the file will constantly update.

Benefits with Share and Markup

  • Easy way to share information through a link
  • Get real-time feedback to optimize your iteration process
  • Collaboration is easier as anyone can use the link, does not require separate installation
  • A cost-effective way to improve the efficiency of design and collaboration

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What are the benefits of 3DEXPERIENCE?

Design, share, manage and invent differently
Approach your innovation differently by combining forces from R&D, engineering, production, marketing and even your customers and manufacturing partners in the same holistic environment. De-siloing your organisation, embracing talent diversity and opening up for external input empowers your creativity and makes you innovate.

Shorten time to market
Competition is fierce – this is the case in most industries. Your competitive edge hinges on your ability to bring your innovations to market fast. With 3DEXPERIENCE you can iterate designs in sync with your colleagues, test performance, keep everyone updated and share your designs with manufacturers and customers – quickly and easily. 3DEXPERIENCE introduces the structure you need to connect your organization, strengthen collaboration, accelerate your innovation and thereby shorten your time to market.

By connecting people, ideas and data in a continuous cycle, you can distinguish your products to forge true innovation. Track brand performance, product experience and various other key metrics in one central hub. We can help you take full advantage of our technology to create products that meet consumer demand and beat your competition to market.

Increase your productivity
With 3DEXPERIENCE you can implement a continuous digital process that covers all aspects of your business and value chain. 3DEXPERIENCE offers complete transparency for all stakeholders involved in your projects, as the data is centralized and always reflects the latest state of the entire process or innovation project. Users can effectively leverage this real-time perspective and interconnect in one central environment to increase productivity.

How do I get started with 3DEXPERIENCE?

3DEXPERIENCE gives you everything you need to turn your ideas into reality, including design and engineering, manufacturing and production, simulation, project management and collaboration.

The fastest and easiest way to start using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform is our FastTrack service. Your organization will be thoroughly introduced to the features and functions by our local experts. To learn more, get access to an extensive range of free educational material on our support site, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

What size company is 3DEXPERIENCE right for?

3DEXPERIENCE is a scalable solution, which offers advantages for companies of all sizes. Different functionalites can be deployed as your company grows and complexity increases. Our 3DEXPERIENCE customer Andreas Lyder from Lifeline Robotics explains:

3DEXPERIENCE has the capabilities that we may need in the future. The system is not limited, and we don’t need to change system, as it also supports a larger organization. As a small organization, we can use the bits and pieces that we need now, but then we also know, that when we move forward, we can bring in the functionality that we need as we grow.”

Contact our local experts to find the right solution for you.

Is 3DEXPERIENCE available on cloud?

3DEXPERIENCE is natively a cloud-based solution and this infrastructure offers you flexibility to stay connected with your team and work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device based on your user rights.

Is my data safely stored in 3DEXPERIENCE?

Yes. Security is at the heart of 3DEXPERIENCE, as your business depends on your intellectual property. The platform complies with the following industry standards and best practises:

ISO 2700x standards (Implementation Guide ISO 27002)
NIST 800 series
OWASP methodologies
CobIT framework

To learn more about security in 3DEXPERIENCE, download our white paper here.

What is a role?

A role is a pack of applications that work together to help you achieve you desired result. You can buy one or multiple roles on the platform so that your team can perform their tasks by having exactly what they need for their daily work.

What do I get when I purchase a role in 3DEXPERIENCE?

Once you purchase a role you get a subscription for the amount of time you buy (3 months, 6 months or 1 year). It includes a set of applications, plus cloud storage and cloud computing resources for your data for the duration of your subscription.

You need to purchase more than one role in case multiple team members need to use the same applications. Each role is dedicated to one team member.

Can I use my purchased role on multiple devices?

Yes, you can use web applications on laptop, tablet or your smartphone. For desktop applications, please refer to certified hardware.

What is a 3D Passport and why do I need it?

3D Passport helps to keep you data secure on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. When registering using your own 3D Passport you are able to access all your purchased roles, applications and services.

Do you offer yearly, quarterly, monthly subscription?

We offer yearly, quarterly and/or monthly subscriptions depending on the offer you want to purchase. The subscription is defined for one full period from date to date and the payment must happen upfront by card for the full amount of the subscription.

What kind of support do I get once I purchased?

As a company, you will be able to contact the support services directly through your dedicated company private community. For makers as well as for students, you will be able to interact with your peers and raise your questions in the Maker Support community or the Student Support community.

What are the latest highlights within 3DEXPERIENCE?

In the following article we have highlighted a few of the coolest functions – read all about them right here in What’s New on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform – HIGHLIGHTS.

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