330.206 Strategies in Automotive Industry
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 1.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • explain the main developments and trends in the global automotive industry and connect them with each other.
  • to discuss the energy and environmental aspects of the global transport sector and automobile production in particular
  • explain the different balance areas for the energy consumption of a vehicle
  • explain the elements of a production system in the automotive industry
  • understand the production flow in automotive production along the entire process chain from press shop to finish.
  • to reflect the general definition of a successful innovation and to identify the main areas of innovation within the automotive industry and production
  • to define the different types of drives within the alternative drives and to evaluate them on the basis of their advantages and disadvantages
  • explain current trends and developments in digitization and connectivity
  • to name the different stages of autonomous driving and to reflect the respective functional ranges


Meeting-ID: 420 091 0184
Kenncode: 123456

Subject of course

  • Product and production strategies for the markets
  • Customers and trends in the automotive industry
  • Energy and environmental aspects of the transport sector and the automotive industry
  • Production system in automobile production
  • Smart Factory and automotive production of the future
  • Innovation in the automotive industry and innovative products in the manufacturing process
  • Alternative drives - the redefinition of the automobile
  • Connectivity in automobiles
  • Autonomous driving - general conditions and trends

Teaching methods

  • frontal lecture
  • Joint discussion
  • Discussion of case studies

Mode of examination




Course dates

Fri12:00 - 18:0024.11.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB Vorlesung Prof. Palm
Fri09:00 - 14:0019.01.2024 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/62387702942?pwd=Q0hMSFpJUjhnWFI5MDRZQk15TkdBZz09Vorlesung Dr. Tostmann
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written exam

In order to take part in an examination, it is necessary to register in time (for the respective examination date) in TISS. Students who do not meet the registration deadline cannot take part in the exam! Enquiries in this regard will not be answered!

Examination Barriers

In accordance with the study regulations (Mitteilungsblatt 2014, 3. Stück; Nr.22), the following rules apply to the cancellation of examinations.

§ 18a. (1)) The students are entitled to cancel their examinations orally, in writing or electronically with the examiner or dean of studies at the latest two working days before the day of the examination.

(2) If students do not appear for an examination without having cancelled their registration in accordance with paragraph 1, the Dean of Studies is entitled to exclude these students from the registration for this examination for a period of eight weeks at the suggestion of the examiner. This period begins on the examination day on which the student, despite having registered correctly, did not appear without having cancelled his/her registration beforehand. The affected students must be informed of the suspension in an appropriate manner.

(3) If the student can prove that he/she has been prevented from deregistering in due time in accordance with paragraph 1 by a valid reason (e.g. accident) or another reason worthy of special consideration, the suspension must be lifted.

It should be noted that use is made of the option set out in paragraph (2) for students who do not appear at the examination without prior deregistration.

Examinations: Registration by e-mail to lehreBTSP@tuwien.ac.at

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.09.2023 00:00 02.02.2024 00:00 02.02.2024 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Elective
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in production, logistics, quality, process and project management