Automotive indutry: Spot the biggest disruptor in automotive engineering: it’s software and more software

Automotive indutry: Spot the biggest disruptor in automotive engineering: it’s software and more software
Spot the biggest disruptor in automotive engineering: It's software and more software

Today’s cars are simple, with fewer physical components, but complex at the same time, with millions of lines of code embedded in them.

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Next-generation automakers are primarily software companies with a completely different perspective on car design. Modern cars are not just about engine, bodywork, suspension and interiors, they are software on wheels. With its huge pool of skilled software developers, can India become a dominant player in this space?

The auto industry is very mature, with a dozen automakers with more than 100-year heritage. But change is the only constant, and this industry is no exception. The new breed of automotive OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are taking a leap of faith into innovative market offerings for connected, electric and autonomous vehicles. They have differentiating factors. On the other hand, the barrier to entry for traditional OEMs

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