Launches a platform solution which would transform existing cars to smart and connected devices
Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering today announced the launch of Automotive Suite Solution. It enables Tech Mahindra to offer innovative solutions in the space of Telematics, sensor-based predictive maintenance, for thousands of cars on the road worldwide.
The Automotive Suite Solution is one-of-the first platform solutions in the Aftermarket space. Tech Mahindra plans to provide this solution as a managed service to OEM’s, Importers, Dealer Networks.
The Automotive Suite solution currently has several compelling features for the individual owner as well as fleet operator such as:
- Real-time transparency to the vehicle owner on vehicle health status
- Integrated process for predictive maintenance and pro-active service appointment
- A dedicated portal used by the dealer with all vehicle activities, warnings, faults and service history
“Our Aftermarket suite has several unique features that help address gaps in reaching out effectively to the Aftermarket sector. This solution provides a way for the OEM’s, Dealers and other players to establish a strong “Connect” with their end customers. The solution is feature rich and scalable and demonstrates the Thought Leadership as well as deep experience of Tech in Automotive space,” said Aloke Palsikar, Global Head – Manufacturing Vertical, Tech Mahindra.
A leading Analyst from Forrester Research, Inc. commented on the Tech Mahindra’s After Market Solution in the October 2014 report entitled “Brief: Embedded Systems Close The Experience Gap In Connected Cars”: “CIO’s need to extend their focus to Aftermarket Business … CIO’s now have the opportunity to help their businesses close the engagement gap by adopting solutions such as Tech Mahindra’s.”
“This is a platform offering that truly demonstrates the end to end nature of the Connected World and Connected Solutions theme combining our capabilities in Product Engineering Enterprise Mobility, Infrastructure hosting, BI and Analytics and underscores our leadership in Automotive and Telecom verticals,” said Karthikeyan Natarajan, Senior Vice President and Global Head Engineering Services, Tech Mahindra.
Tech Mahindra plans to launch this Platform solution in Europe and US Markets initially and would gradually expand to other geographies. Automotive Suite solution was also showcased at Automechanika, Frankfurt earlier in the year.
Automotive has been a flagship sub-vertical in Tech Mahindra’s Manufacturing vertical with 2 decades of experience powered by 10,000+ associates. It provides dedicated IT, Engineering & Consulting solutions to global clients including 6 of top 10 OEM & 3 of top 10 OES. The unit integrates its in-depth knowledge of technology platforms, understanding of automotive business needs and world-class delivery capability, coupled with its partner eco-system to offer end-to-end IT and engineering solutions.
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About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra is a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering solutions. We are a USD 3.4 billion company with 95,300+ professionals across 51 countries. We provide services to 649 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our innovative platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value to all our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is also amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia as per the Forbes 2014 List.
We are part of the USD 16.5 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 180,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership.