E/EVOLVING THE FUTURE

Our automotive electronics expertise empowers you to systematically implement your strategy. As a management consulting company with a detailed understanding of technology and engineering, we share and foster key software skills – from the architecture level to organisational structures, workflows and electrical/electronics (E/E) development. In doing so, we improve processes and structures by applying established, proven-in-use process models and standards. This combination of management consulting for E/E decision-makers and our in-depth understanding of implementation is unique throughout the global automotive industry.

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FOR E/E DECISION-MAKERS

Our comprehensive know-how in the field of software enables you to safeguard innovation capabilities in R&D at every level of the organisation. Not only do we investigate and analyse the challenges you face, we also assess whether your business goals and objectives are actually achievable with the technologies and product architectures you envisage. We then plan and develop viable business processes and structures that empower you to fulfil these objectives.

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING


INTEGRATED IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMMES

Our role is to improve business processes and the structures of your R&D units working on electronics development. We do this with the long term in mind, looking at everything from the make-up of individual teams to business units as a whole. As internationally recognised experts in our field, we ensure that your development works in keeping with the very latest agile principles – and adheres to the key requirements of functional safety, automotive cybersecurity and Automotive SPICE®.

IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMMES

TRAINING PROGRAMMES

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU

Need support with a key project? We’re your first port of call when it comes to management consulting and improvement programmes in electronics development.

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AT HOME IN THE WORLD OF DEVELOPMENT

Our track record with the development of automotive electronics and mechatronic systems goes back more than 25 years. We enjoy a large number of long-standing and successful relationships with leading clients not only in vehicle manufacturing and the supply market for electronic systems, but also with a variety of highly specialised suppliers. These partnerships are a testament to our ability to anchor software know-how within development units. A number of established industry leaders turn to us for our detailed expertise. We are also an important contact for up-and-coming companies and newcomers. We are considered a central figure in the automotive industry, especially among semiconductor producers and developers of embedded software solutions.

Over and beyond consulting services, there is also strong demand for our expertise among industry associations and standardisation agencies. We regularly share our knowledge through conference speeches, studies and journal articles.

In the world of industry, you’ll find us everywhere where automotive electronics are developed. We currently operate through three sites:

  • KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH in the town of Kornwestheim near Stuttgart
  • KUGLER MAAG CIE North America Inc., near Detroit
  • KUGLER MAAG CIE Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
AUDI – SINCE 2004

We’ve been working with Audi on a variety of key projects since 2004, mainly on process improvements and comprehensive training programmes in Germany. 

AUDI.DE

 

BOSCH – SINCE 1994

We’ve been a partner of the Bosch corporation since 1994. As well as supporting units across the organisation with the roll-out of management systems and improvement programmes, we’ve also worked on assessments, projects and training programmes at sites in Germany, Europe and beyond. 

BOSCH.COM

 

CONTINENTAL – SINCE 2004

We’ve been providing Continental with control systems development support since 2004, with a focus on management consulting, improvement programmes, assessments and detailed training for staff in all areas of the world. 

CONTI-ONLINE.COM

 

DAIMLER – SINCE 2004

We’ve been helping Daimler with the development of automotive electronics for motorcars and commercial vehicles since 2004. They turn to us for consulting services on management systems, assessments, improvement programmes and training programmes across the globe. 

DAIMLER.COM

 

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES – SINCE 2007

We support Infineon Technologies in Germany with improvement programmes and staff training.

INFINEON.COM

 

INTEL

We advise INTEL throughout Europe on process improvements, also providing staff with training in this area.

WWW.INTEL.DE

 

VOLKSWAGEN – SINCE 2000

We have been supporting VW since 2000 with management systems, improvement programmes, project management units and training. We have also been a VW-CERTIFIED SOFTWARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEADER since 2014.

volkswagen.de

WE CAN SUPPORT YOU WITH…
  • Consolidating software skills, especially in development units
  • Assessing background conditions and pinpointing potential areas of improvement
  • Developing end-to-end improvement conceptswith the aim of striking the right balance between your business needs, your product and technology goals, and your organisational structures and workflows
  • Preparing and gearing your development units to new requirements such as agility and cybersecurity
  • Adhering to industry standards, manufacturing requirements and safety standards
  • Providing your employees with training to equip them with the required skills