In the automotive industry, automotive and digital technology are converging at an ever increasing speed to form a complete auto-digital hybrid. Ever stricter regulations, changing customer behavior, and economic disruptions are three challenges that lie ahead for deciding a future plan that enables seizing the opportunity to tap into market spheres that are further than your home turf. As automotive manufacturers and suppliers continue to expand their businesses into a new global market, translation accuracy directly impacts the safety of millions of vehicle owners.
With 20 years of automotive translation experience, EC Innovations has offices around the globe with linguists in 126 countries and districts. Our automotive team is comprised of industry-specialized linguists, specialized project managers, localization engineers, and desktop publishers, along with our quality control system which can ensure translation accuracy in product information, such as user manuals and online help, to adapt a consistent brand voice for our clients across markets.Get a Quote ›
Our dedicated automotive localization team consists of professional localization engineers, project managers, translators, and quality assurance experts with knowledge and technical skills in the area of vertical industries to deliver a quality product that meets our clients’ specific requirements.
Achieving global success in the automotive industry requires providing personalized experiences across all product and brand interactions in your customer's language and culture. Accurate translation of key product information is critical to improve customer experience and satisfaction. However, quality assessment of translations has traditionally been a subjective process. In an effort to establish a translation metric that could be used by automotive companies to compare the quality of translation deliverables, regardless of the source/target language and how the translation is carried out. Representatives of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler, together with representatives from translation suppliers, convened in the fall of 1997. At the SAE E/E Diagnostic Systems Committee, the task force established the J2450 standard against which the quality of translation of automotive service information can be objectively measured.
SAE J2450 Translation Quality Metric bases quality scores on seven types of errors:
EC Innovations uses J2450 to constantly raise the bar on our quality standards. With our industrial expertise and 20 years’ experience in providing automotive translation services to stay on message while retaining technical accuracy.
Quality is one of EC Innovations’ foundational pillars and ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17100:2015 certifications reflect our corporate values and leadership approach in addition to showing our commitment to upholding the highest standards of quality and transparency for our clients. ISO 9001 certification is awarded to companies that have successfully implemented a quality management system that meets the needs of customers and other stakeholders in the delivery and improvement of services and products. The ISO 17100 standard specifies requirements for all aspects of the translation process, directly affecting the quality and delivery of translation services.
EC Innovations has resources and experts around the world with expertise in the field to provide international automotive companies and OEM’s with translation, interpretation, software and website localization, multilingual technical writing, multimedia and e-learning development, and structured content format conversion, as well as, iSEO/iSEM solutions.