b'Engineer Innovation | AutomotiveNissan Technical Centre EuropeImplementing end-to-end Simcenter solutions for test-based durability engineeringNissan uses Simcenter SCADAS andThe role of the Nissan Technical Centre Simcenter Testlab to implement state- in Europe (NTCE) is to support Nissans of-the-art durability engineeringreputation and ensure that processes performance attributes of new vehicle designs and concepts meet European Tuning vehicles to localconsumer expectations. Nissan custom needs Technical Centre Spain (NTCE-S) is a In 2017, Nissan enjoyed a record yearcenter of excellence for the design and with 5,820,000 cars sold globally. Thatdevelopment of vehicles manufactured year, Renault-Nissan Alliance becameacross Nissans European production the worlds leading seller of passengerplants, focusing on key activities such vehicles, surpassing Volkswagen. as powertrain development, light commercial vehicle engineering Nissans brand awareness andand testing.recognition is at its zenith. In fact, YouGov BrandIndex, which measuresNissan is committed to offering its the public perception of thousands ofEuropean customers the highest brands in Europe, reports that Nissan isstandards of quality and reliability. This the fifth-ranked automobile supplieris one of the reasons why NTCE-S (of 38) consumers in the Unitedinvested in Simcenter software solutions Kingdom. from Siemens Digital Industries Software for test-based durability To continue increasing brandengineering to bring its engineering perception, as well as improving thecapabilities to the next level.quality ranking, Nissan sets high standards in regard to engineeringDurability is keyquality and reliability, it is essential toThe main role of the function and understand and address the needs anddurability department at NTCE-S is to requirements of its local customers.validate the functional performance of 26'