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REOPENING AFTER CORONA IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Get immediate support to implement all necessary steps & hygiene measures

MEASURES FOR REOPENING AND OPERATION UNDER RESTRICTIONS   

The entire automotive industry is currently facing major challenges. When operations are resumed at car manufacturers, car dealerships, and workshops, the protection of employees and customers is a high priority. We help you to implement solutions that keep processes and operations running despite Coronavirus-related regulations.

There are many questions to be answered:

  • What needs to be taken into account at the sites when reopening? 
  • How does reopening affect sales, service, and after-sales? 
  • What protective measures must now be taken and in which area? 
  • How can the official requirements be implemented correctly? 
  • How do you get sales and profits back in the store?

As an experienced industry partner, TÜV SÜD supports you in these difficult times with specific services for maintaining and restarting your business. In doing so, we respond to your special needs in the automotive industry and also offer new, modern solutions tailored to your requirements.

With TÜV SÜD's COVID 19 risk management system, we help car dealerships, manufacturers, and workshops to cope with the current challenges, offer you industry solutions, and provide the necessary knowledge.  

YOUR ADVANTAGES THROUGH OUR TÜV SÜD SERVICE

  • A traditional, long-standing partner of the automotive industry
  • Fast and uncomplicated help from one source  
  • Answering questions from related topics 
  • Digital solutions that drive your business forward 
 

TAKE THE NEXT STEP TO GETTING YOUR BUSINESS BACK ON TRACK

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Our Digital Remote Witnessing - Off-Site type approval tests   

In the current pandemic situation we are offering representative homologation process without physical presence on site – the off-site type approval test that works with a digital survey. This special process is accepted by the German KBA (Kraftfahrtbundesamt), the Dutch RDW (Rijksdienst voor het Wegverkeer), the Irish NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) and the Luxembourgish SNCH (Société Nationale de Certification et d‘Homologation). The service is valid for a limited time during the crisis, depending on the authorities.

By offering this remote service we support our customers to stick to their tight timelines for type approvals of new car models, so that you can launch your product in your markets in time. In times of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions and social distancing, this is a suitable approach. With the off-site approach we keep the type approval activities going at the known high quality to support your business, during these rough times.

The digital remote witnessing process - safe and secure:

The remote witnessing can be done with a regular device such as smartphone, tablet or PC/laptop and a communications platform like Skype for Business, MS Teams or similar.

Digital Remote Witnessing: Off-Site type approval test Before testing: Coordination between TÜV SÜD and customer regarding test modalities

Digital Remote Witnessing: Off-Site type approval test Responsible laboratory staff of customer: connected via e.g. Skype with webcam to TÜV SÜD employee (technical service)

Digital Remote Witnessing: Off-Site type approval test Remote witnessing is done in real-time: Type approval tests are witnessed digitally via video, e.g. Crash tests. The expert is directly connected for the whole test period, to ensure the correct execution.

Digital Remote Witnessing: Off-Site type approval test The test results will be transferred via a secure cloud platform to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Digital Remote Witnessing: Off-Site type approval test Technical report will be prepared by TÜV SÜD after remote witnessing.

Please be aware that additional tests might be required by the authority after the Covid-19 pandemic special situation is over.

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Our TÜV SÜD MobilityCare-support package with digital services for automobile trade and service   

In the current pandemic situation surrounding the spreading corona virus, the automotive industry is facing particular challenges. Without help, many companies are threatened by a liquidity bottleneck and the imminent end of the business. The trade and most workshops are not working at full capacity and adequate digital support must be provided quickly to at least partly compensate. We support you in these times with our digital mobility solutions.

Digital, optical assessment of vehicle by a TÜV SÜD expert – live, without physical presence - CareNOW! Digital, optical assessment of vehicle by a TÜV SÜD expert – live, without physical presence - CareNOW!

Digital "Drive-through-360°-vehicle scan“ to accelerate fleet and vehicle management - DVS (Digital Vehicle Scan) Customised app for car dealerships to keep in touch with customers - mobilApp

Digital appointment scheduling 24/7 for services such a tyre changes or PTI - Voice-Bot Video chat solution for car dealerships - FACE2FACE

Digital appointment scheduling 24/7 for services such a tyre changes or PTI - Voice-Bot Digital appointment scheduling 24/7 for services such as tyre changes or PTI - Voice-Bot

Analysis of web presence Digital car dealership consulting Analysis of web presence - Digital car dealership consulting

Digital "Drive-through-360°-vehicle scan“ to accelerate fleet and vehicle management - DVS (Digital Vehicle Scan) Digital "Drive-through-360°-vehicle scan“ to accelerate fleet and vehicle management - DVS (Digital Vehicle Scan)

Vehicle photos for an optimal presentation on the internet – PhotoFairyVehicle photos for an optimal presentation on the internet - PhotoFairy

Reduction of downtime of vehicles with digital toolbox – Used Car Consulting Reduction of downtime of vehicles with digital toolbox - Used Car Consulting

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