We’re calling on you to use your know-how in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive the digitalisation of the German, SME-dominated car repair industry. The transformation from a proprietary to an open ecosystem is inevitable. This is the only way that small and medium-sized enterpises (SMEs) can keep up with internationally and create fair competition between independent and contract car repair shops. The Car Repair 4.0 project is developing AI-based automotive fault diagnosis and a data platform with Gaia-X connectivity across Germany. As an IT service provider, Car Repair 4.0 offers you the opportunity to actively participate in research and design.


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New processes, services and business models

“The Car Repair 4.0 project helps SMEs adapt to the demands of the digital age. This is giving rise to major potential for value creation and new business models for the Internet industry and the automotive sector,” says Andreas Weiss, Head of Digital Business Models at eco – Association of the Internet Industry at the launch event in January 2022.

Collaborate with other experts

Whether you want to contribute your expertise in the development, implementation or use of automation technology, you are in the best company of such renowned consortium partners as: Auto-Intern GmbH, DEKRA DIGITAL, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences, Vergölst GmbH and eco – Association of the Internet Industry.

Your advantages as an IT service provider

  • Present yourself as a renowned AI provider 
  • Reach more than 5,000 independent car repair shops in Germany
  • Generate valid training data
  • Help shape AI processes, services, models