Developments include more sustainable solutions across the industry, reducing fuel consumption, and integrating software improvements with industrial automation to enhance manufacturing processes and vehicle performance.
Examples of areas where qualifying R&D activities could exist
- Producing engines, vehicle frames, components, and parts using state-of-the-art solutions such as new technologies to reduce emissions, and innovative materials to improve product performance;
- Developing new vehicle safety solutions such as braking systems, driver assistance technologies, and remote assistance software for improved functionality;
- Prototyping and conducting trial runs of automotive parts and other components leading up to commercial production; and
- Testing and experimenting using new materials and equipment.