Please click here to access the Capgemini Research institute’s latest report (an update of the 2018 report on automotive smart factories)
This report is the third in a series of research on smart factories, after “Smart Factories: How can manufacturers realize the potential of digital industrial revolution” and “The Digital Utility Plant: Unlocking value from the digitization of production”
Our analysis has some significant findings and implications for the automotive industry
Automotive—the most bullish sector on smart factories
The automotive sector is the most enthusiastic industry about smart factories – it is making larger investments and setting higher targets for its digital manufacturing operations than any other sector.
Few auto manufacturers have translated their enthusiasm into real progress
By the end of 2022, automotive manufacturers expect that 24% of their plants will be smart factories and 49% of automakers have already invested more than $250 million in smart factories.