Automotive Market's Big Challenges

The pressure of the environmental regulations has accelerated the move of electrification. Other changes will profundly affect how we use cars which will become our extensions of our homes or working spaces. All this innovations have to be introduced in the market quicker and quicker. Cetim, is your global busines partner who speaks your language and understands your stakes.

Emissions reduction

Emissions reduction

Perceived quality improvement

Perceived quality improvement

 Time to Market reduction

Time to Market reduction

Manufacturing cost reduction

Manufacturing cost reduction

 Evolution of the industrial base

Evolution of the industrial base

Forget all you know about automotive today !

Download our exclusive White Paper and discover leading expert’s vision diving into: 

  • Target zero emission
  • An enjoyable in-car experience
  • The automotive factory of the future
  • Greater use of simulation in car testing

Our Solutions

Mechanical engineering expertise covering multidisciplinary consulting, design and testing services are helping create future generations of cars meet the vital challenges of tomorrow

Green automotive & e-mobility

Design more lightweight metallic and composite materials that will improve power train efficiency and reduce fuel consumption and polluting emissions.

How?

  • Light weighting
  • New metallic & composite materials : innovation, employability and fastening
  • Innovative design & simulation
  • Electric motors, Reducers, inverters and batteries and other electrical equipment : testing, validation and certification. Vehicle hydrogen storage design and manufacturing
  • Complete powertrain performance Tribology and lubrification Eco-design and “Reach” compliance

Testimonials and case studies

SNOP: A composite front beam with automotive production rates > Faurecia: Composite structures for the seats of the future > Groupe Renault: Environmental test validation >

Smart life on board

Minimize the noise, vibration and harshness of materials. Development of new Internet of Things (IoT) applications to bring ever greater levels of comfort and safety to driving.

How?

  • NVH approach (testing and simulation)
  • Feeling of material
  • Ageing test
  • Added Value through industrial IOT applications (Comfort, safety…)

Testimonials and case studies

Valeo: Haptic screen development > Sanden: Reducing noise in car air conditioners > PSA: On the way to a noise-free car interior >

First time right in design and production

Bring state-of-the-art expertise to the design of components, systems and manufacturing processes. Through modeling and multiphysical simulations, Cetim can accelerate testing cycles and tighten protocols.

How?

  • Robust design and fastening, sealing
  • Mechanical damage and reliability
  • PoE, modelization and multi-physic simulation
  • Process simulation
  • Testing acceleration and protocol tightening
  • Reduction of the number of tests
  • Ageing, fatigue and vibration, life, efficiency and friction tests

Testimonials and case studies

Groupe Renault: Customized testings for rear axles validation >

Excellence in execution

Provide technological innovation and development, but also optimizing organization and processes.

How?

  • Lean Management
  • Process optimization and Risk management
  • On-line Controls : NDT, dimensional check and cleanliness survey
  • Robotics
  • Reduction of the defect rate (PPM)
  • Exceeding Quality identification and Quality drift management
  • Reduction of Total Cost of Ownership
  • Failure analysis and determination of causes

Testimonials and case studies

NTN SNR: Automated non destructive testing on forging lines > PFA: Lean manufacturing agreement >

The automotive factory of the future

Technological developments defining the future of automotive manufacture and assembly : minimizing polluting emissions, maximizing energy efficiency and, above all, ensuring the highest standards of workplace safety.

How ?

  • Machine safety and workplace ergonomics
  • New process innovation and tuning
    • 3D printing,intelligent and smart machines
    • Process qualification and risk management
    • Robot, cobot, exoskeleton
    • Identification and suppression of the non-added value tasks
  • Environmental concerns
    • Reduction of lubrification
    • Air pollution and effluent treatment
    • Process energy efficiency
  • Human resources
    • Audit and training
    • Knowledge management

Testimonials and case studies

Ligier: Achieving a technical leap >

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