From printing, to milling, to molding. Across additive, subtractive, generative and simulation. Autodesk offers software to help OEMs and automotive suppliers design and manufacture component parts, and the molds, tools and dies that go into making them.
Manufacturing in the automotive industry is complex and continues to evolve. Driven by data, connectivity, and new modes of working, the need for advanced manufacturing is expanding.
What is automotive manufacturing?
Automotive manufacturing is the process of converting materials into components that are used to create vehicles. Digitization and automation have emerged as the leading technologies to raise efficiency and build competitive advantage.
What is automotive manufacturing software?
Automotive manufacturing software is used to machine, print, inspect, simulate, and fabricate parts. The software will virtually simulate the manufacturing processes and then control the machines for the actual fabrication process.
Why is automotive manufacturing changing?
Social, political, and environmental pressures are redefining the automotive sector. Electrification, mass customization, robotics, automation, and additive manufacturing are changing the cars we want and the processes that are used to make them.
Top 6 trends in the automotive industry
In this guide, learn about the major challenges facing the automotive sector today and how emerging technologies such as hybrid manufacturing, simulation, and automation are helping to bring the next generation of vehicles to market faster.
Complete portfolio of automotive manufacturing solutions
Staying competitive is no longer just a matter of having the latest hardware in your shop, you need software and plant solutions to bring advanced manufacturing technology to its full potential and stay ahead of the curve.
Optimize the manufacturing process of composites by designing, analyzing, and manufacturing with one integrated solution.
Automotive manufacturing in action
Disruptive design and manufacturing
Global automaker takes a big leap forward in automotive design and manufacture to imagine a future of lighter, more efficient, and customizable cars. Using generative design, artificial intelligence and additive manufacturing, the company can affordably and efficiently make components that deliver better performance and more options to customers.