CONSULTING FOR EFFICIENCY, INNOVATION AND PROFITABILITY

We help automotive suppliers and OEMs manage the complex challenges associated with the emergence of new technologies in the industry – like autonomous driving, enhanced safety features and the cybersecurity therein. As a trusted resource, we introduce efficient and effective consulting, training courses, improvement workshops and compliance programs while maximizing innovation and profitability.

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Do you need to improve your automotive product development, to increase efficiency, or to comply with ASPICE and Functional Safety? You are at the right place.

Peter Abowd CEO of KUGLER MAAG CIE of North America

The next training dates

Automotive SPICE: Provisional Assessor
03.08   –   03.12.2021
Automotive User Experience
03.11   –   03.11.2021
Upgrade: Guidelines Automotive SPICE
04.28   –   04.29.2021
Automotive SPICE: Provisional Assessor
05.10   –   05.14.2021
Automotive SPICE: Competent Assessor
06.07   –   06.11.2021
Automotive SPICE: Provisional Assessor
09.13   –   09.17.2021
OUR EXPERTISE

AUTOMOTIVE SPICE®

Automotive SPICE® is the industry standard for designing automotive electronics. This model helps your team learn to independently apply development improvements to individual topics. Our approach has a proven ROI with a tremendous reduction in overall cost and development effort.

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FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ADHERING TO ISO 26262

Applying the principles of functional safety will help you avoid malfunctions in vehicle systems that might harm drivers. We help you develop the process, conduct assessments and provide functional training implementing the ISO 26262 method.

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AUTOMOTIVE CYBERSECURITY

Connected car technology is increasingly pushing security requirements on automotive architectures and vehicle programs. We help companies systematically assess and address cybersecurity risk in accordance with ISO / SAE 21434.

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AUTOMOTIVE AGILE

Agility is the ability of a company to adapt to changing parameters so it is ready to react to changes in customer requirements. We help engineering teams prioritize and manage projects resulting in increased productivity, quality and ROI while reducing cost.

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AUTOMOTIVE TEAM INTEGRATION AND USER EXPERIENCE

Highly effective team experience permits distributed employees to work efficiently despite complex standards, complicated projects and geographical separation. We help improve the usability of your systems, your processes and your interfaces to transform the way of working from cumbersome to smooth.

Learning Center

An in-depth analysis of automotive industry trends and the affect it has on quality, compliance and organizational structures.

Kugler Maag Cie Group

Founded in 2004 by Hans-Juergen Kugler and Bonifaz Maag, we have partnered with hundreds of automotive companies worldwide through our offices in

  • Greater Stuttgart, Germany
  • Troy Michigan, and
  • Shanghai, China.

What Sets Us Apart

We use a vertical approach to  assisting our customer with their product development initiatives, bringing the right questions and the right knowledge to bear at each level of the organization. 

Our Mission

As an international and independent consulting company, we help you reach your innovation goals by improving your procedures and processes – from an initial analysis of the situation to advice on operational issues, training, and coaching. Whatever your needs, you can depend on our expert advice and our strong track record of guiding automotive companies to improvement and compliance. 

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With the help of the Kugler Maag of North America team, we have been able to build a world-class product with Functional Safety in mind.

Chris Thibodeau CEO of Ushr

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We knew focusing on our User Interface would create a much better product, but we now expect the help we received on the end-to-end customer experience to bring the greatest Return on Investment and far exceed our expectations.

Dr. Elisa Teipel Co-Founder & VP of Innovation for Essentium

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We have engaged with Kugler Maag Cie for many years, and they are a valuable partner to our engineering operations. The combination of their breadth and depth of experience in the Automotive field ensures that Kugler Maag Cie consistently provides tangible value through thought leadership and skills coaching, resulting in my team's ability to implement practical, value-driven process improvement actions.

Mark Thornton VP of Engineering, Panasonic Automotive

We support you with

We support you with:

  • Improving quality and compliance while maximizing innovation and profitability by managing both product and project.
  • Enhancing the techniques to manage new and complicated requirements in areas related to autonomy, ADAS, cybersecurity and other emerging technologies. We showcase solutions to ensure reliability, quality, usability and goal achievement. 
  • Developing end-to-end improvement concepts with the aim of striking the right balance between your business needs, your product and technology goals, and your organizational structures and workflows.
  • Assessing background conditions and pinpointing potential areas of improvement.
  • Applying new methodologies - like Agile and Team Experience and UX – while working with engineering teams to prioritize and manage projects.