We design and develop all our products and solutions internally for the Automotive Aftermarket, using internal resources and skills to guarantee the highest standards of quality and innovation. Every development project, from R&D to validation through to industrialization, is managed by a multidisciplinary team that remains in constant contact with customers, the marketing department and suppliers.
The Product Development Division is structured in such a way that the team can effectively and efficiently manage the entire life cycle of the product, thus reducing development time and improving product quality.
MILLION EURO PER YEAR INVESTED IN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
(4% of turnover)
OUR R&D CENTERS
- Correggio (Italy)
- Senigallia (Italy)
- Mondolfo (Italy)
- Torino (Italy)
- Rheine (Germany)
- Ampfing (Germany)
- Mumbai (India)
- Yingkou (China)
Research at Nexion is carried out in close collaboration with universities, among which:
Every year, the R&D department hosts Master’s degree trainees to work on ambitious research topics such as:
- Virtual and Augmented Reality
- Neural networks and artificial intelligence
- Vehicle dynamics simulation
- Inertial navigation and robotics
- Intravehicular communication and autonomous and assisted driving
- Tire mechanics
- Sensor-fusion and LIDAR depth cameras
Worth mentioning is the close collaboration between R&D and some heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers in the joint development of testing equipment for future self-driving and assisted trucks.