Dassault Systems has grouped several of its applications in a package designed to manage the complexity of building increasingly electrified vehicles. The simulation software, CAD/CAM and product lifecycle management specialist said its “Smart, Safe & Connected Car” solution will accelerate the development of embedded systems while helping automakers meet all standards and requirements. “With this Read More..
Webasto is upgrading its PLM systems to Catia V6 from V5, software consultancy Cenit said. The upgrade will allow the Germany-based automotive roof specialist to manage all licenses held by its global units centrally Bernd Goellnitz, IT director at Webasto, said in a press release that the company attaches great importance to “the flexible worldwide Read More..
PLM software suppliers in Germany see strong growth continuing despite expectations of an economic slowdown this year. At a meeting in February of the sendler\circle, an association of PLM service providers in Germany, company representatives said growth in the industry is only held back by a shortage of qualified engineers. PLM suppliers expect double-digit growth Read More..
HANOVER — Automakers and suppliers reported major progress in creating common IT standards to be used in product lifecycle management (PLM). “We now have a common understanding with regard to the issue of openness in PLM systems and now have measurable criteria for that openness,” said Steven Vetterman, who heads ProSTEP iViP, a global association Read More..
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is extending Dassault Systemes’ Delmia software to its powertrain manufacturing operations. The move means that the French carmaker now uses the same Delmia tools and methodologies for assembly simulation, painting, factory layout, stamping and powertrain. Dassault, one of a handful of global suppliers of simulation and product lifecycle management software, said Delmia will allow Read More..
The PLM power relationships in motorsportsâ€™ top tier have been set in stone for many years. Dassault SystÃ¨mes, with its Catia design program, is the undisputed heavyweight. But rival Siemens PLM is fighting back.The German group’s PLM software has been taking some business awa from Dassault in the auto industry as a whole and it Read More..
Dassault Systemes said carmakers Renault and Jaguar Land Rover have decided in favor ofÂ the French PLM software group’s Version 6 platform. Dassault said the carmakers evaluated other systems but decided to adopt its platform to address increasing vehicle complexity, the need for reduced time to market, quicker reaction to consumer desires, globalization, and stringent Read More..
Automakers are changing their PLM systems. They are increasingly relying on Dassault’s Catia and Siemens’ NX for car development. But they are also implementing software from other providers. At the same time, users of PLM software are calling for more open systems. ProSTEP iViP, a global consortium promoting open standards, recently proposed a “Codex of Read More..
Daimler has agreed with Siemens on a 10-year agreement for the use of the technology group’s NX CAD software. The German premium car group decided last year to replace its Dassault CATIA software with Siemens’ NX CAD system. The move came as a surprise to France-based Dassault. Daimler wants to implement Siemens NX for its Read More..
Dassault Systemes confirmed that BMW has chosen its V6 PLM solution to develop future electrical, electronics and embedded software architecture. The French maker of 3D and product lifecycle management (PLM) software said BMW chose its solution because of its flexibility and its built-in specialized functionality for systems engineering. As reported earlier this week, sources had Read More..