Benefits of Studying Automotive Engineering

Strategy Driven

Automotive engineering is one of the toughest engineering courses. So, if you are also looking to become an automotive engineer, you must be prepared with dedication and passion for the auto world. Automotive engineers have a lot to choose from regarding their job profiles.

A Half-Century of Automotive Eyesores

First Friday Book Synopsis

Uncategorized "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years" A Half-Century of Automotive Eyesores Bloomberg Businessweek Damian JosephPlease click here to read an article written by Damian Joseph that is featured online by Bloomberg Businessweek. There is a slide show of the “Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years.&# Considering how many new cars are rolled out every year, it’s no surprise that a few might be just plain homely. [.].

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You Can’t Leave Reliability On ‘Cruise Control’: 2021 will Bring Advances in the Automotive Tech Industry

CEO Insider

There is also no question that the automotive industry is growing increasingly dependent on software tools. There’s little doubt that advanced processors will drive tomorrow’s cars, SUVs, and trucks.

Automotive Mech. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY

HR Digest

Automotive Mech. Chateaugay Central School District has a vacancy for a 12 month Automotive Mech. Automotive Mech. The post Automotive Mech. HR Jobs. _40 40 hr _work week with fringe benefits. From Indeed - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:16:20 GMT - View all Chateaugay, NY jobs. Helper/Laborer - Chateaugay Central School District - Chateaugay, NY. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY appeared first on The HR Digest.

Automotive Mech. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY

HR Digest

Automotive Mech. Chateaugay Central School District has a vacancy for a 12 month Automotive Mech. Automotive Mech. The post Automotive Mech. HR Jobs. Helper/Laborer position. Residency waived. From Indeed - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:16:20 GMT - View all Chateaugay, NY jobs. Helper/Laborer - Chateaugay Central School District - Chateaugay, NY. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY appeared first on The HR Digest.

Automotive Mech. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY

HR Digest

Automotive Mech. Chateaugay Central School District has a vacancy for a 12 month Automotive Mech. Automotive Mech. The post Automotive Mech. HR Jobs. Helper/Laborer position. Residency waived. From Indeed - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:16:20 GMT - View all Chateaugay, NY jobs. Helper/Laborer - Chateaugay Central School District - Chateaugay, NY. Helper/Laborer – Chateaugay Central School District – Chateaugay, NY appeared first on The HR Digest.

Technology Is Changing What a Premium Automotive Brand Looks Like

Harvard Business

The automotive industry is being disrupted by electric vehicles and self-driving cars, just as home appliances is being disrupted by the Internet of Things and smart appliances, home entertainment by on-demand content providers, and apparel by online personal stylists such as Stitch Fix and Trunk Club. Here’s how technology is changing the game in the automotive industry: Product: hardware vs. software. JEWEL SAMAD/Staff/Getty Images.

Four Change Roles and Their Essential Capabilities

Change Starts Here

” Senior-level change practitioners from Cox Automotive, Home Depot, IHG, Newell Brands, and UPS shared their experiences. Last month, Organization Change Alliance, a community of change practitioners in metro Atlanta, hosted a panel event on the topic of “Developing Change Capability Across Organizations.” One of the questions was about the different roles involved in change and […]. Change Management

High Turnover is Not a Recruitment Problem, So What is It?

Steve Farber

[ I’m happy to share this guest post from my friend and colleague, Michael Kennedy —a veteran of the automotive industry and renowned automotive recruiter. As an automotive recruiter I should be laughing all the way to the bank—but this is no laughing matter. Jimmy Herlocker , General Manager of Infiniti of Charlotte , a Sonic Automotive dealership, is an Extreme Leader.

How Arizona Is Leading the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ARIZONA COMMERCE AUTHORITY

Harvard Business

Automotive Energy & Natural Resources Transportation Sponsor ContentSelf-driving vehicles, once a science fiction technology, are rapidly becoming a reality that promises to transform our lives – making it safer and more efficient to move people and goods, while reinventing our thinking about transportation. Arizona, one of the leading cities for autonomous vehicles, is the proving ground for this transformative innovation.

Why Elon Musk’s Compensation Plan Wouldn’t Work for Most Executives

Harvard Business

Executive compensation Automotive North America Digital ArticleMel Svenson/Getty Images. Elon Musk’s new pay package has attracted almost as much divided opinion as Elon Musk himself. Advocates have claimed that it is “radical” and “bold,” praise often used to describe Tesla. Others argue that it is a publicity stunt. But, as with most things, the reality is likely in between these extremes.

Why Elon Musk’s New Strategy Makes Sense

Harvard Business

It outlined Tesla’s automotive strategy and it has been pretty much followed to the letter. Strategy Disruptive innovation Automotive Energy & Natural Resources Digital ArticleLast week Elon Musk released the second installment of Tesla’s Master Plan. The first installment had been written in 2006. The second installment moves Tesla beyond the traditional car market, with a plan to reconfigure our cities, energy systems, and our impact on the environment.

The Existential Question Facing the Auto Industry

Harvard Business

Innovation Managing organizations Automotive Digital ArticleI am an Uber enthusiast — the service is an easy and affordable way to get around. As a city dweller, the need to transport our dog is starting to feel like the only thing preventing me from ditching our station wagon. So it doesn’t surprise me that Uber’s bookings are said to have grown by more than 141% in the past year.

Driverless Cars Will Change Auto Insurance. Here’s How Insurers Can Adapt

Harvard Business

Business models Risk management Technology Transportation Automotive Financial Services Digital ArticleTim Evans for HBR. There is little doubt that the widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles will have a huge impact on the automobile insurance industry. Research and computer modeling conducted by Accenture in collaboration with the Stevens Institute of Technology indicates that as many as 23 million fully autonomous vehicles will be traveling U.S.

Pipe Bending Across the Industries: 6 Practical Applications

Strategy Driven

Pipe Bending in the Automotive Industry. Automotive pipe bending is used to make complex exhaust components, hydraulic lines, and other systems designed to fit into amazingly tight places. Pipe bending is a metal machining process used to form pipes into permanent shapes.

Why Aren’t Automakers Embracing Digital Business Models?

Harvard Business

Business models Automotive Digital ArticleBMW is one of the best car makers on the planet. It is also thinking seriously about what digital transformation means for the car business. Its cars now have Connected Drive, a platform that allows drivers to purchase apps for traffic, messaging, and for starting the the engine from a distance.

The Uber-Waymo Lawsuit: It Should Be Easy to Poach Talent, But Not IP

Harvard Business

Intellectual property Hiring Personnel policies Automotive Technology Digital ArticleA star employee leaves a company to join, or become, a competitor, and the former employer sues both the departing employee and the company who hired him for stealing its secrets. Legal battles like that are pervasive across all industries, but one of these high profile, high-stakes lawsuits is at the center of the race to self-driving cars: the dispute between Google and Uber.

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2021

Leading Blog

In Japan it's called the "Ghosn Shock"—the stunning arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the jet-setting CEO who saved Nissan and made it part of a global automotive empire. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2021.

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The Real Reason Uber Is Giving Up in China

Harvard Business

Disruptive innovation Regulation Emerging markets Automotive Transportation Asia Digital ArticleLast September some of the world’s foremost technology industry leaders met in Seattle with Xi Jinping, president of China. In a group photograph, 30 CEOs with a combined market capitalization of $2.5 trillion smiled for the camera alongside the Chinese leader.

Tesla, Autopilot, and the Challenge of Trusting Machines

Harvard Business

Transportation Technology Design Automotive Digital ArticleIn May a Tesla Model S driving on autopilot collided with a tractor-trailer making a left turn at an intersection in Florida. The owner of the Tesla was killed. Regulators are also investigating a nonfatal crash in Pennsylvania, in which a Tesla driver claims to have been using autopilot at the time of the accident.

If Ford Wants to Beat Tesla, It Needs to Go All In

Harvard Business

Disruptive innovation Automotive Digital ArticleThe auto industry is facing a trio of disruptive technologies: electric batteries, autonomous vehicles, and the mobile phone. The first two have been long-standing threats, relatively speaking, and are embodied in one company, Tesla. Which is why the auto industry’s reaction to Tesla’s announcement on March 31 of its Model 3 is so strange. They feel a bit relieved, maybe even overjoyed.

Industries That Are Shaping The World We Live In

Strategy Driven

Automotive. StrategyDriven Editorial Perspective Automotive Industry business management Hi-Tech Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry strategydrivenTo some degree, every single industry is shaping the world we live in. After all, without even the smallest business, the world would be a slightly different place. However, this can be a pedantic way of looking at things.

The Top 5 Growing Industries In Spartanburg

Strategy Driven

Automotive. The automotive industry boasts 4,151 jobs i n this area, which is 141% above the national average. The main reason for this is the Mercedes-Benz Vans automotive plant that was opened in 199 and then doubled in size in 2018.

3 Secrets to Making Your Auto Parts Store a Success

Strategy Driven

Analysts forecast the US automotive aftermarket will reach $445 billion by 2023. Marketing helps brands become automotive industry leaders, and the stores will generate more money as a result. Owning an auto parts store is an exciting business venture.

Frost & Sullivan Honors Leading Organizations in Asia-Pacific in an Inaugural Virtual Ceremony for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards

CEO Insider

These awards were segmented across six major sectors: Automotive Energy […]. Frost & Sullivan honored Asia-Pacific’s leading companies at the 18th annual Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards on 8 July in an inaugural virtual awards ceremony.

Milligan Workshops, Inc. - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study

Six Disciplines

They have focused on providing these services to the manufacturing sector, primarily automotive manufacturers. Milligan Workshops, Inc. is located in Bowling Green, Ohio. For the past 25 years, they have provided high-quality, low-cost outsourced services such as assembly, inspection, and packaging. Sales were growing very quickly, but without direction, the company was faltering in quality, cash flow, and profit margin. Milligan Workshops has been a Six Disciplines client for over a year.

Car-Mileage Targets: Only One Part of the Solution

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To reduce greenhouse gases and packed automotive freeways, the automobile industry must sell, not just build, vehicles getting higher mileage.in Such government sponsored programs have been wildly implemented in Europe; where people commute to work and back home on rapid transit (reducing today's slow commuter traffic of automotive vehicles) and primarily using their private automobiles, SUVs, trucks, etc.

China-based Fuyao Glass Considers Manufacturing in the U.S.

Harvard Business

but automotive glass maker Fuyao is considering just that. Not many Chinese companies open manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Harvard Business School professor Willy Shih examines factors that go into deciding where companies should locate production facilities in his case, “Fuyao Glass America: Sourcing Decision.” ” Global strategy Cross-cultural management Manufacturing Audio

Competing in the Age of AI

Leading Blog

The authors provide case studies from the travel industry to the retail, entertainment, and automotive industries. T HE BIGGEST CHANGE being brought about by AI is not human replicas, but the emergence of digital operating models.

Key post-Brexit tax and customs changes

Strategy Driven

In terms of industries, Brexit has the biggest impact on the automotive, food, computer, machinery and chemical sectors. The financial, political and tax world in the European Union has changed for good.

How To Ensure Your Business Move Across States Goes As Smoothly As Possible

Strategy Driven

If moving house is one of the three most stressful events in your personal life, then relocating your business premises to another state must be one of the top three in your professional career.

Don’t sell the steak – sell the sizzle

Strategy Driven

In 1763 by R Tradwell filed the first patent for a coiled spring which was used to replace the leaf spring in automotive suspension systems. In business, it’s all too often too easy to sell the steak rather than the sizzle.

Before You Open a Business…

Leading Blog

Starting from scratch and using the principles and techniques shared in this book, Morrill co-founded businesses in automotive retail, real estate, telecommunications, and insurance that generate over $100,000,000 in annual revenue.

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5 Key Strategies To Improve Product Quality Today

Strategy Driven

Whether you need the best 8-inch jointer for your woodwork applications, or quality automotive parts, businesses across all industries must pay close attention to quality control. Without a quality product, your brand will fall short of its true potential.

Listening And Learning As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

For nearly 20 years, Baldoni has coached and consulted for a number of leading companies in a variety of different businesses, ranging from automotive and banking to computers, high technology, fast food, and packaged goods. In John Baldoni's new book , The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence , he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader: When Listening As A Leader : Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact.

Why You Should Help People

Joseph Lalonde

Whether it’s opening his home to a person in need or fixing my latest automotive disaster, Jim’s right there to help. H ave you ever been around someone who would move to world to help a brother out? These people seem to be rare these days. When you find them, you want to make sure the friendship lasts. You know there’s something special about them. They know you should help people. It’s the right thing to do. What about you? Image by Andreas Klinke Johannsen.

What Happens If Apple Starts Making Cars

Harvard Business Review

But the better and more challenging question is, how would the automotive industry’s incumbents respond to genuinely disruptive competition? Musk, whose company is reluctant to hire people from the industry, has bitingly observed that his established automotive competitors are innovation laggards. Even a modest Apple incursion into the automotive industry would likely prompt an entrepreneurial explosion of innovation—and innovative—partnerships.

Leagile Learning: How to learn faster and more efficiently with Lean and Agile

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While Lean is still often associated with production optimization and the automotive industry, Agile appears to be closely linked to software development and IT. Lean and Agile approaches are currently on everyone's lips. This understanding has, however, changed since Lean and Agile are successfully applied in areas such as Lean start-up, marketing and project management.

Creating a Successful Fleet Operation Means Investing in Employees

Strategy Driven

The Division’s leadership team decided to incentivize professional achievement through well-established and respected Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) benchmarks with financial adjustments.

How To Listen And Learn As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

For 20-plus years, Baldoni has coached and consulted for a number of leading companies in a variety of different businesses, ranging from automotive and banking to computers, high technology, fast food, and packaged goods. In John Baldoni's book , The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence , he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader: When Listening As A Leader : Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact.

CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 2

Six Disciplines

KKSP Precision Machining in Glendale Heights, Illinois, is a manufacturer of high-volume, precision made-to-print automatic screw machine products for automotive, medical/veterinary, appliance, HVAC and aerospace markets. Magna-Tech in Muncie, Indiana, is a premier provider of vacuum impregnation of castings for automotive, marine and electronics markets. Bluffton Motor Works in Bluffton, Indiana, is a global leader in custom-engineered fractional electric motors.

How To Listen And Learn As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

For nearly 20 years, Baldoni has coached and consulted for a number of leading companies in a variety of different businesses, ranging from automotive and banking to computers, high technology, fast food, and packaged goods. In John Baldoni's book , The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence , he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader: When Listening As A Leader : Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact.

Changing an Organization’s Culture, Without Resistance or Blame

Harvard Business Review

So when we faced such a challenge at Lear Corporation, a Fortune 200 automotive supplier with 136,000 employees worldwide, we knew the odds were against us. Human resource management Change management Strategy execution Automotive ArticleOne of the biggest challenges a company can face is changing people’s behavior — getting them to collaborate and be humble, for example, or put the company’s long-term interests first.