Read the latest IFS blog posts from the automotive industry experts at IFS here. These authors understand the issues and challenges you face – read their thoughts from around the world on new technologies and market developments in automotive. Learn more about IFS’s expertise in the automotive industry.

| | 5 minutes | Automotive
What automakers and their suppliers can learn from the global COVID-19 pandemic
automotive industry COVID-19

Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their tier I and tier II suppliers have in the immediate term been hit…

Read More
| | 2 minutes | Automotive, Transform Your Business
How can technology drive success in automotive dealers?
technology in automotive

Is technology the key to succeeding in today’s automotive industry? And how can technology drive success in automotive dealers? To…

Read More
| | 4 minutes | Automotive, Creativity & Innovation
Formula E – a test bed for automotive innovation from track to road
auto-racing-car-wallpapers-f1-12795

The impact of electric vehicles on the future direction of the automotive industry is going to be huge. According to…

Read More
| | 3 minutes | Automotive, Manufacturing
Pedal to the metal: Pushing new boundaries in automotive manufacturing

The automotive industry is already in the middle of huge market change. Cars and commercial vehicles are getting smarter, and…

Read More
| | 4 minutes | Automotive, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing
IIoT – Why is it not happening
Connected Phone header

Fifteen years ago, I was studying for a master’s degree in industrial automation at a technical university. We learned about…

Read More
| | 3 minutes | Automotive
No looking back: The automotive industry’s path to future innovation
Mercedes-Benz Actros Outside Mirror

The world’s leading trade show for transport, logistics and mobility, The International Automotive Fair (IAA) for Commercial Vehicles, kicked off…

Read More
| | 4 minutes | Automotive, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation
Predictive maintenance – moving from relevant to essential in the automotive industry
Worker performing test on machinery

The penalties for poor maintenance can be high—in energy production, loss of revenue and component costs, as well as fines…

Read More
| | 6 minutes | Automotive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Research, Strategy
Three game-changers in the automotive industry in 2018
2018 automotive industry trends

New data-driven services, strong light-weight materials and a rapidly built-out infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs) are trends impacting the automotive…

Read More
| | 3 minutes | Automotive, Creativity & Innovation, Mobility
Do we have to rethink the future of mobility?
E-fuels

In the context of increasing air pollutions in the cities and “Dieselgate,” everybody is talking about electronic vehicles (EV) and…

Read More
| | 2 minutes | Automotive, Business Technology, Strategy
What you need to know about quality assurance and management for the automotive industry
What you need to know about quality assurance and management for the automotive industry

Quality can be defined as “fitness for use as defined by the customer.” A quality product or service contributes to…

Read More
| | 2 minutes | Automotive, Events
Highlights from International Motor Show 2017
Highlights from International Motor Show 2017

Time for a review of the International Motor Show 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. The cream of the crop of the…

Read More