Optimal Energy (Pty) Ltd, based in South-African Capetown, has ambitions to fundamentally alter municipal transport with its vehicles, and is orienting throughout on renewable, clean energy.

The Challenge

Many of Optimal Energy's automotive suppliers and system developers are located in Europe or Asia. The company must consequently be able to cooperate on all levels with a worldwide network of specialists.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Optimal Energy has implemented CATIA in all phases from the conceptual stage to manufacturing and tooling design. ENOVIA V6 supports this by managing the entire life cycle right through to recycling

Benefits

Optimal Energy opted for solutions from Dassault Systèmes (DS) because, set up on decades of experience, they enabled rapid and smooth implementation. The solutions are already effectively matched to the automotive industry, allowing Optimal Energy to introduce them on a very steep learning curve. In ENOVIA V6 Optimal Energy and its suppliers benefit from an integrated platform for global collaboration and one version of the truth from definition of initial requirements through to production.