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Automotive

Deliver innovative solutions on the road to new mobility, while running a profitable automotive business.

Introducing industry cloud solutions

See how industry cloud solutions from SAP can help you run as an intelligent enterprise to deliver value.

Uncover keys to success from automotive experts
Explore the outlook for automotive suppliers

Create opportunity with new business models built on innovative technology

Run traditional automotive businesses profitably and drive new growth with innovative mobility business models.  

Research, Development, and Engineering

  • Product Formulation and Recipe Development 
  • Portfolio and Project Management 
  • Design and Project Networks
  • Product Development and Configuration 
  • Product Compliance

Manufacturing and Outbound Logistics

  • Environment, Health, and Safety
  • Industrial Insights
  • Manufacturing Execution for Industry 4.0
  • Manufacturing Networks
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Outbound Logistics

Responsive Supply Networks

  • Order Promising
  • Yard Logistics
  • Track and Trace and Logistics Networks
  • Warehouse Management
  • Demand Management and Insights
  • Transportation Management
  • Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning
  • Response and Supply Planning

Sales and Marketing

  • Commerce Personalisation
  • Subscription Management
  • Omnichannel Commerce Management
  • Quote to Cash
  • Optimised Marketing
  • Sales Performance Management
  • Single Customer View
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Vehicle Sales Management

Aftermarket Service

  • Asset Performance Management
  • Service Parts Management
  • Service Monetization 
  • Omnichannel Customer Service
  • Field Service Management

Smart Mobility and Transformation

  • Intelligent Logistics and Transportation
  • Monetization of Services
  • Mobility as a Service

Finance

  • Invoice-to-Pay
  • Invoice-to-Cash
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Record-to-Report
  • Travel-to-Reimburse
  • Treasury Management
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Real Estate

Human Resources

  • Core Human Resources and Service Delivery
  • Talent Management and Learning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Experience Management
  • Payroll and Time and Attendance Management
  • People Analytics

See how customers succeed with SAP

Unlock new business value

Extend next-gen automotive processes

Find out how a transformative framework for innovation and technology can help you adopt industry best practices, while standing out from the competition.

Enable transformation and innovation

Evolve next practices to the vertical edge to create solutions for processes like configure, price, and quote; self-billing; and returnables management.

Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

SAP Road Map for Automotive

Support the automotive value chain with intelligent solutions and automated processes that help you run profitably today and thrive in the new mobility world of tomorrow.

Current release highlights

  • Central repository (digital vehicle hub) for all vehicle-related data as a digital twin 
  • Enhancements to just-in-time and lean processes, such as use of automation, improved usability, and flexibility
  • New self-billing and returnable container management capabilities 
  • Extended service parts management in SAP S/4HANA for capturing and managing demands, planning, and forecasting

Upcoming innovations

  • Charge point operations, access control to charging infrastructures, and support for billing handling 
  • Further process automation in handling unit management in SAP S/4HANA
  • Automated retroactive corrections and changes to self-billing processes 
  • Improved planning algorithms for complex services parts distribution networks

Future plans

  • Enhance shop floor visualisations and use machine learning in health and safety management 
  • Provide an intelligent, agile transportation network that supports various mobility options, including fleet management 
  • Offer modular production, streamlined logistics, and manufacturing processes at the edge 
  • Integrate carbon and energy data into analytics and profitability optimisation modelling

Transform your business faster

Jump-start your SAP solutions and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers to receive guidance, prescriptive best practices, and expertise – no matter where you are on your journey.

Get the most from your automotive solutions – today and as your business needs evolve

Today’s customers want a seamless buyers’ journey, from research to purchase. It’s up to you to understand what they need. By working with SAP experts at the start of your implementation and beyond the go-live, you can keep pace with automotive industry trends while continuously meeting buyers’ needs. You can also expand your automotive solutions as your business grows.

Run as an intelligent enterprise with SAP Model Company for automotive

Become a digital leader with a prepackaged service that delivers predefined end-to-end business processes, test cases, configuration guidelines, and project accelerators for your industry. 

What are analysts saying?

Uncover keys to success from automotive experts

Learn how you can overcome some of your greatest challenges today and in the future by becoming an interconnected company that can embrace collaborative thinking to strengthen business relationships and build an adaptable workforce.

Get the facts

-15 %

manufacturing costs, where machinery and tools are allocated to operations and status and usage is tracked in real time.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

-13 %

cost per interaction, where multichannel communication is used to optimise customer contact.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

35 %

reduction in warranty returns.

SAP Innovation Awards

Communities and Events

Podcast: The Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers

Join host Bonnie D. Graham to learn how you can take your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of disruption in the automotive and industrial manufacturing sectors.

Manage your business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.

Finance

Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organisation.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organisation, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.

Analytics

Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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