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Product Design

Automotive Manufacturing

Set up your flexible manufacturing process for the next generation of mobility using Autodesk’s factory of the future.

Data is the key to the factory of the future

Automotive Manufacturing is evolving rapidly, now that data-driven car design and flexible manufacturing processes are feasible. Our factory of the future facilitates informed decision-making throughout the Plan, Build, and Run process—to remove risk and maximize certainty wherever possible. This lets you take advantage of next-generation manufacturing processes, such as industrial additive.

Informed factory planning

The path to agile manufacturing

See how our digital manufacturing toolset can help lead you to an agile manufacturing process, enabling delivery on Industry 4.0. Learn also how it can help increase flexibility, reduce risk, and allow new digital manufacturing methods.

Video (9:09 min.)

Autodesk software for digital manufacturing

Design and manufacture cars and equipment with tools created for automotive manufacturers and suppliers.

  • Inventor Professional

    Design, visualize, and simulate products with powerful 3D mechanical design, simulation, and tooling software.

  • AutoCAD

    Speed documentation, share ideas, and explore 3D concepts with innovative design and documentation tools.

  • Navisworks Manage

    Integrate data from multiple sources to facilitate project review, visualization, and collaboration.

Industry trends

  • The future of manufacturing: Making things in a changing world

    The manufacturing landscape is undergoing a massive collective shift. Consumer demands, the nature of products, and the economics of production and distribution are evolving.

  • Sunkist Research

    Find out how Sunkist cut manufacturing time for the Sun Pack high-speed packer by 66%, while doubling the machine's throughput.

  • The expanded role of the engineer: Why people skills matter

    Being a technically astute engineer is not enough. You need to engage a broad range of stakeholders to develop well-rounded design solutions—and that calls for strong communication skills.