Taking the automotive industry to the fast lane with Digital Enterprise 

Tomorrow's competitive advantage for the automotive industry – starting today

Digital Enterprise is the comprehensive portfolio from Siemens for the digital transformation with solutions for the specific requirements of the automotive industry. The automotive industry is the technological trendsetter among manufacturing industries. It keeps evolving on a fast pace and is a driver of the new era of digitalization. Digitalization with the Digital Enterprise solution portfolio helps the automotive industry to turn their ideas into successful vehicles faster and more efficiently.

Digitalization can be easier than it seems – we are here to assist you with the digital transformation.

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Digital twin

The most holistic digital twin

The holistic approach of the Digital Enterprise for creating digital twins in the automotive industry offers tangible benefits: You can substantially reduce the number of prototypes you need during the development of new cars. It becomes possible to predict the performance of the production unit and the products themselves. And it ensures you can produce what your customers expect in terms of individualization and drive concepts.
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Join us for SPS 2023 from 14 – 16 November – onsite in Nuremberg, Germany or online! Discover the latest and greatest of smart manufacturing, such as the private 5G network, a new drives generation, the updated TIA portal, Industrial Operations X, and much more!

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Digital Enterprise – Realize your digital transformation

Der digitale Zwilling im Digital Enterprise

With the Digital Enterprise portfolio, Siemens is driving the digital transformation of the industry – the seamless integration of automation, software and cutting-edge technologies will take the industry to the next level of efficiency. Discover how you can benefit from merging the virtual and the real world and the possibilities provided by the Digital Twins of product, machine, plant, and the entire production. In order to facilitate the start and implementation of digitalization, we offer comprehensive consulting and to develop a digitalization strategy and roadmap together with you. Discover the possibilities for your company.

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The value of the digital twin in automotive industry

The dynamic development in the automotive industry is continuously increasing and confronts companies with new challenges. Worldwide demand for electric cars is on the rise, while the driving public – also those of us unwilling to make the move away from conventional drive systems – dreams of ever more individually designed cars.

AI in automotive production for higher efficiency

Automotive production is becoming smart. By interlinking production with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies – even during production.


Thanks to an innovative combination of digital methods and intelligent applications, it is now possible to automate processes that were previously difficult or impossible to automate. With the help of artificial intelligence, robots are learning to recognize damage to car bodies – and thus to produce even better in the future.

Digital twins can also go electric

Global demand for electric vehicles is growing. However, customers still demand conventional drivetrains and increasingly more custom design options. To meet these challenges, digital twins can help to improve efficiency and flexibility.

Taking autonomous vehicles to the fast lane

Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize the transportation industry like no other change since the invention of the automobile. Creating these vehicles demands agile, model-based development with integrated data flows and a heavy reliance on software-based simulation capabilities. Siemens PLM Software offers a full set of autonomous vehicle solutions for all key technical domains – from chip design to full vehicle validation.

The efficient way to mobilize your production

Many assembly applications require continuous transportation of components between construction and assembly stations, different assembly halls, or from assembly hall to the end destination. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are used to transport components and ensure a reliable relocation.


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Advancing digitalization needs comprehensive security

In order to protect plants, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art industrial security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions only form one element of such a concept.

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Applied digitalization in the automotive industry

Find out how automotive companies around the world are using industry and application specific solutions to increase productivity, flexibility, and efficiency.

Upcoming challenges for the german automotive industry

In the fair podcast by handelsblatt.com, you can find out how automotive manufacturers are working together with the german industry to stem the changes in e-mobility, connected driving and digitization.

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Support and services

Additional offerings for the automotive industry

Our holistic digital twin offering is completed by additional services and training programs that help you gain speed in the digital transformation.
Predictive Services for Presses for automotive

With Predictive Services you can identify machine failures before they occur!

Predictive Services can be specifically tailored to the requirements and applications of the automotive industry. They’re part of our Digital Enterprise Services, in which our digitalization experts help you with the digital transformation of your company. 

Get the most out of your machine data and identify when maintenance is required in good time with the help of artificial intelligence.

Discover our solutions for the automotive industry

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Digitalization boosts productivity

The requirements and demands of the automotive industry are as manifold as the new opportunities created through digitalization. However, each company has specific needs and requirements. With our comprehensive portfolio and deep domain know-how, we are prepared to support you with customized solutions. Don’t hesitate to contact our automotive experts to learn more.