Industry 4.0 Technologies Implementation in Automotive Sector
Authors: David Smolka, Zuzana Papulova
Abstract: Nowadays, the topic of technology implementation is gaining more importance. Industry 4.0 technologies can bring significant benefits to companies, especially improvements to their competitive position as well as to their value chains and business processes. New challenges and opportunities are arising nowadays, especially with the transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, known as Industry 4.0. Emerging and disruptive technologies are at the center of the transformation to Industry 4.0. In this context, the automotive sector, which is often considered a leader in innovation, plays a crucial role. The paper presents the results of research that was aimed at examining the current attitude of selected companies in the automotive sector and their perception of the necessity of implementing Industry 4.0 technologies. To gather the data, structural interviews were conducted with 22 companies in the automotive sector, which were mostly large-sized companies with international operations. The paper also discusses the current trends and challenges connected to Industry 4.0 in the automotive sector.
Keywords: Industry 4.0, technologies, automotive sector
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