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AR for Automotive Manufacturing


Automotive Manufacturers are Turning to Projected AR Work Instructions

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6 of the 10 Leading Global Automotive OEMs Use LightGuide Projected AR Work Instructions

Automotive Leaders Are Driving Digital Transformation in Their Operations

By 2030, EVs will comprise ~70% of all vehicles sold globally. EV powertrains require more complex manual workstations and industry leaders are already powering these complex processes with Industry 4.0 technologies, including AR.


The future of automotive manufacturing isn’t just automation but empowering the workforce with the best possible digital toolset. As the premier visual guidance platform globally, we enable your workforce to improve quality by 90%, throughput by 50%, and training effectiveness by 30%. Leading manufacturers are deploying LightGuide across their enterprise, capturing real-time operational metrics and analytics to drive operational improvement. LightGuide is a powerful addition to your Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing systems.

Empowered Workforce

LightGuide is human-centric AR, helping create a safer, more satisfying environment for your workforce.

Digital Traceability

LightGuide captures key metrics, stores pictures and videos, and provides a “digital birth certificate” for every part produced.

Factory Connected

LightGuide connects seamlessly into your factory environment, including MES, PLC, torque tools, cameras, and sensors.

LightGuide in Action – EV Charge Controller Assembly

LightGuide Projected Augmented Reality (AR) Software dramatically improves manual EV battery assembly processes.

  • 90% Improvement in Quality
  • 50% Improvement in Throughput
  • 30% Improvement in Training Effectiveness

Let Us Design a LightGuide Solution for Your Most Challenging Applications.

Our expert AR engineers can quickly create a custom LightGuide system for your most complex manual processes.

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See What We Have Done in Automotive

From headliners to bumpers to battery pack assemblies, we know automotive products and processes. LightGuide’s headliner assembly programs demonstrate a multi-operator build process, with both guidance and confirmation to ensure defect-free assembly.

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3 Uses of Augmented Reality in Automotive Manufacturing

As automotive manufacturing becomes more complex, companies are challenged to maintain and improve quality while also increasing productivity to reduce costs.

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Transmission Manufacturer Dramatically Reduces Cycle Time and Improves Quality with AR Work Instructions

This leading global supplier is using LightGuide projected AR work instructions to improve manufacturing performance and quality.

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Augmented Reality (AR) Applications on the Factory Floor

Not all types of AR are created equal. Use this guide to discover which type of AR is best suited for your ideal use case. Plus, learn how to standardize, streamline, and error-proof complex manual processes.

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