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Automotive

Drive profitable and sustainable new growth in the dynamic world of mobility with automotive industry solutions.

The race for automotive digital transformation

Carmakers, suppliers, and dealerships are under intense pressure to transform their businesses and prepare for the future of mobility. 

Image representing top of mind topics for automotive, including vehicle electrification, connected cars,  mobility services, operational resilience, and digital retailing
EV manufacturing and adoption

The race is on to meet demand for plug-in, hybrid, and fuel cell EVs – boosting EV battery, vehicle, and charging station manufacturing.

Connected cars and advanced driver assistance systems

Connected cars and ADAS systems are the future for carmakers, whose buyers will increasingly demand seamless send-and-receive car data.

Mobility as a service (MaaS) and shared mobility

Auto OEMs are bringing new car sharing options to the shared mobility and e-hailing market – driving sustainability and better value.

Resilient automotive supply chains

More resilient automotive supply chains are needed to meet demand for EV components and combat car battery and auto chip shortages.

Automotive digital retailing

Contactless car buying and online dealerships – pandemic necessities – are becoming preferred routes for sales, trade-ins, and services.

The drive to sustainability

Today’s buyers want sustainability in the automotive industry: low carbon footprints, ethical sourcing, sustainable vehicles, and circularity.

Featured automotive solutions

Experience Management solutions from SAP and Qualtrics

Build relationships that will last. Whether your customers are going for their first test drive, getting their new car delivered, or coming in for a service, you can make every experience matter.

SAP Industry Network for Automotive

Enable next-generation automotive processes through an open and intelligent industry network.

SAP E-Mobility

Build, monitor, and run EV charging networks at scale with a cloud solution that offers end-to-end functionality, from diverse charging scenarios to billing and communication. 

The future of electric cars

Explore new and emerging EV technology.

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Help reshape the industry for sustainability

Learn how automotive organizations are incorporating next-generation sustainability into their overall business with insights from SAP and Oxford Economics. 

Transform to thrive as the industry evolves

Automotive manufacturers are feeling the pressure of uncertainty more than most. Learn what sets leaders apart and discover how they’re adapting.

Get started with SAP's cloud solutions for automotive

SAP can help you start or enhance your digital transformation – no matter where you are in your journey. If you have yet to move to cloud ERP, you can get started with RISE with SAP for Automotive. If you already have cloud ERP – from SAP or any vendor – you can enhance your ERP capabilities with our automotive industry cloud solutions. 

RISE with SAP

Achieve greater speed, agility, integration, and extensibility with RISE with SAP, a comprehensive solution made up of key products, such as SAP S/4HANA Cloud; industry next practices; business process intelligence; and services from SAP and our partners. RISE with SAP also includes solutions for: 

  • Product lifecycle cost management
  • Integrated cloud MES and analytics
  • Centralized vehicle repository to support mobility as a service
  • Returnable packaging management across the supply chain
  • Streamlined and automated self-billing processes
  • Collaborative supplier problem-solving

Industry cloud solutions for automotive

Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, SAP’s industry cloud solutions address specific industry needs for the auto sector. Designed to work with your existing SAP and third-party systems, these specialized cloud applications can help you drive cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth. 

  • Cloud-based automotive solutions 
  • Built by SAP and our partners
  • Work with existing systems
  • Extension of your current investments

Featured cloud solutions for automotive

SAP Quality Issue Resolution

Find and fix root causes of quality issues quickly by collaborating with internal and external parties using the eight disciplines (8D) problem-solving method.

SAP Digital Vehicle Suite

Achieve a holistic approach to vehicle, sales, and data management and focus on the future of mobility with solutions that provide a vehicle-centric view of sales and car-as-a-service processes.

SAP Returnable Packaging Management

Track returnable packaging materials, such as crates, boxes, and pallets, to and from partners in real time to reduce waste and run a more sustainable automotive supply chain.

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