The telecom industry has spearheaded technological development, not least within connectivity. The automotive industry is now taking over that role, according to Simona Bamerlind at HiQ in the last of Business Region Göteborg's series of articles about the technology consulting industry.
Vehicle electrification is going to increase dramatically and the Gothenburg region's automotive cluster has a tremendous advantage with its extensive knowledge in the field of electrical architecture, says Martin Wahlgren, CEO of Consat, part of Netgroup Engineering, in Business Region Göteborg's series of articles about the technology consulting industry.
You have to train for a long time before you can jump really high, and the same applies to building complex and safe systems such as self-driving vehicles, comments Christian U Larsson of ÅF Consult in Business Region Göteborg's series of articles on the technology consulting industry.
The self-driving car is part of the city ecosystem of the future and no longer tops the pyramid. This is an area where the Gothenburg region has a substantial competitive advantage thanks to our openness and ability to collaborate well, says Carl-Johan Aldén at Semcon in Business Region Göteborg's series of articles on the technology consulting industry.
The technology consulting industry plays an extremely important role in the Gothenburg region's automotive cluster. It adds dynamism to the labour market, transfers skills between industries and increases innovation and new enterprise.
In a series of articles, Business Region Göteborg will take a look at the industry and some of its key players.
After many years supplying safety-critical systems to the defence industry, Gothenburg-based Carmenta is now taking on the automotive industry.
"We believe that we can bring something new to the table," says Kristian Jaldemark at Carmenta Automotive.
A green, open and inviting campus where many actors meet to create the future transport solutions. This is the idea behind Campus Lundby which will be Volvo’s global centre for development. The aim is to break ground in 2019.
The development of self-driving cars is encouraging brand new partnerships in Gothenburg. Volvo Cars and Autoliv are investing heavily in their joint venture Zenuity. Parallel to this, the way is opening for innovative startup companies.
Eye tracking, entertainment, apps and smart security. Extreme specialists will be the winners when the automotive industry's supply chain is remodelled from scratch.
World-class innovation capacity and invaluable automotive expertise. Those were the deciding factors when Toyota chose to locate its development unit for automated forklifts in Lindholmen. And in just a few years, Toyota Material Handling Logistics Solutions has grown dramatically – and expects to more than double its employee numbers in the coming years.