The Automotive & Assembly Practice helps companies in virtually all areas of the automotive industry, as well as non-automotive companies focused on assembling products. Within the automotive industry, we serve the major automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturers, their important component suppliers, material suppliers, and companies focused on downstream sales and distribution. Our work has involved almost every major vehicle-system, assembly, and component group.
Automotive OEMs (original equipment manufacturers)
Players: Passenger-car and light-truck manufacturers, heavy-truck manufacturers, agricultural and construction equipment companies
Examples of challenges: Brand management, product launch and project management, lean manufacturing and production, supplier management, value-chain cost reduction
Players: Mechanical, electrical, and electronic parts and components suppliers, materials suppliers, equipment suppliers
Examples of challenges: Technology strategies, new business opportunities, cost reduction, supply-chain management
Players: Assembly specialists, tool manufacturers
Examples of challenges: Building institutional skills, growth strategies, cost reductions