Rebranding and Innovation Power GWM’s Intelligent Transformation as Auto China 2020 Closes

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BEIJING, Oct. 6, 2020 /PR Newswire/ — GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), a world-renowned automobile manufacturer, delivered a thrilling new look at its revitalized brand and product strategy at Auto China 2020, showcasing a fresh focus on intelligent products and user-oriented experiences. As one of the exhibition’s highlights, GWM’s inventive booth featured the major proprietary technology platforms driving its intelligentization strategy. It also conducted a livestream, attracting millions of viewers globally.

GWM’s brand and product innovation was on full display. Not only did it engage Chinese actors to perform its new brand culture and user-focused scenarios to reach young consumers, but it also showcased a new product lineup that paves the path towards the future “intelligent” world. The breakthrough third-generation HAVAL H6, with its FOTA upgrade, unleashes a new era of intelligent connectivity,

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South Africa’s auto industry highlights the social and employment cost of innovation

In South Africa, local operations of international motor manufacturing companies must constantly innovate to meet global demands and offer competitive value. The way work is done is constantly changing.

The current technologies adopted in the workplace are ever smarter than those that went before.

This trend, driven by economic forces, does not always lead to social improvements. Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers.

Job automation in South Africa

There has been an increase in technology in South Africa’s automobile sector since 2003. Most of the work in vehicle manufacturing has been automated, which makes manufacturing easier, faster, and more productive. More units of cars are produced daily. Companies used to manufacture only 20 units of cars hourly. Now they are manufacturing over 100 units an hour using the same number of autoworkers.

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Maruti Suzuki shortlists five new startups under its Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab programme- The New Indian Express

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NEW DELHI: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) on Tuesday said it has shortlisted five new startups as part of its third cohort of MAIL (Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab) programme.

The five new startups chosen in Cohort 3 are Clean Slate, Peer Robotics, Vicara, Hyper Reality, and URJA. With the addition of these five startups, Maruti Suzuki is now engaged with 14 startups under the MAIL programme in the last 18 months, the company said in a statement.

Maruti Suzuki India’s MAIL initiative supports startups by co-creating innovative business solutions. It was launched with an aim to nurture innovation in the automobile and mobility sector in partnership with GHV Accelerator in January 2019. The company said that the initiative aims to create an environment to nurture, foster and guide the early-stage startups.

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