Search for dissertations about: "automotive-industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 265 swedish dissertations containing the word automotive-industry.

  1. 1. Flexibility through Information Sharing : Evidences from the Automotive Industry in Sweden

    Author : Nidal Dwaikat; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Christos Tsinopoulos; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; information sharing; demand forecast; inventory data; volume flexibility; delivery flexibility; responsiveness; delivery performance; first-tier supplier; automotive Industry; PLS-SEM; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Research has validated the contribution of information sharing to performance improvement. It has also suggested that flexibility is a highly important competitive priority for those companies where demand is volatile. Several studies argue that flexibility has been recognized as a key enabler for supply chain responsiveness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a sustainable automotive industry : experiences from the development of emission control systems

    Author : David Bauner; Staffan Laestadius; Lee Schipper; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; evolutionary economics; environmental innovation; trajectories; co-evolution; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : From the mid-1970s and on, the contribution to air pollution of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides from gasoline passenger cars in the developed world has been reduced through co-evolution of regulation and commercial introduction of catalytic emission control technology, now part of hundreds of millions of cars, trucks and buses worldwide. This dissertation is a disaggregated study of the global introduction of catalytic emission control technology as a measure to reduce local air pollution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceived Quality in the Automotive Industry

    Author : Konstantinos Stylidis; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : knowledge management.; product quality; perceived quality; product development; automotive;

    Abstract : The supremacy of the automotive manufacturers in the modern world is no longer driven by them achieving a superior manufacturing quality but increasingly depends on the customer’s quality perception. The premium sector of the automotive industry is facing tough international competition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Product Innovation in the Automotive Industry : in light of the environmental challenge

    Author : Åsa Kastensson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental Management; Miljöledning;

    Abstract : A company’s ability to introduce new products is a key success factor for sustaining a competitive advantage. Increasing environmental concerns are an even stronger incentive to innovate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introducing New Materials in the Automotive Industry : Managing the Complexity of Introducing New Materials in Existing Production Systems

    Author : Fredrik Henriksson; Kerstin Johansen; Jonas Detterfelt; Johan Ölvander; Mats Winroth; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Passenger vehicles are central to Western society, and contribute to a significant part of our greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce emissions, the automotive industry as a whole is working to reduce mass in passenger vehicles in order to reduce energy consumption. READ MORE