Managing Automotive Product Development

H Shojaeefard, M Hakimollahi
2015 International Journal of Automotive Engineering   unpublished
The new product development (NPD) is the process by which a new product idea is conceived, investigated, taken through the design process, manufactured, marketed and serviced. In Automotive Engineering these related to the product realization process (PRP) which consists of five phases: "Plan and Define Program", "Product Design and Development", "Process Design and Development", "Product and Process Validation", and "Production Launch, Feedback Assessment and Corrective Action". This paper
more » ... oses a process-based management concept focusing on controlling and measuring for their effective management including literature review of NPD performance measurement. Integrating the process-based management concept with the proper performance measure can initiate new knowledge which will contribute to the improvement of the automotive industry.