Honda Motor Company

Japan Brand: CATIA, SIMULIA
Industry: Transportation and Mobility
Website:http://www.honda.com

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer and one of the leading automakers. Honda has a global network of over 400 subsidiaries and affiliates, and develops, manufactures, and markets a wide variety of products ranging from aircraft to marine engines, from solar cells to robots, and more.

The Challenge

To increase the rate of vehicle development to contend with the constant evolution of the automotive industry while maintaining a high quality and dependable product.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Engineers at Honda utilize CATIA Analysis to check and optimize general design specifications while SIMULIA’s Abaqus Finite Element Analysis is used in cases of nonlinearity, vibration noise, and other highly integrated areas. SIMULIA’s Isight is also used to expedite the design process by automating the evaluation of numerous design iterations to find the most effective results.

Benefits

By using a multitude of Dassault Systèmes products, Honda is able to make critical design decisions and achieve optimal designs without the cost and timely process of building physical prototypes.