Tata Consultancy signs pact with US auto major Chrysler

April 7th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) India’s leading software company Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) has signed a multi-year contract with US-based automobile manufacturer Chrysler LLC to provide a comprehensive portfolio of IT services. According to the agreement, TCS will deliver IT application and maintenance support services to Chrysler by leveraging its Global Network Delivery Model from various locations around the world, including the recently announced TCS Seven Mills Park domestic delivery centre outside Cincinnati, Ohio, and through a locally recruited team in the Detroit, Michigan, region.

The project will include a portion of several functional areas within Chrysler such as sales and marketing, shared services, product development and after sales.

N. Chandrasekaran, executive director and chief operating officer of TCS said: “Our ability to deliver certainty of results across the entire spectrum of IT services in Chrysler’s operations will bring greater efficiencies to their business allowing them to invest more in advanced technology and change-the-business initiatives.”

The automotive industry is a key focus market for the TCS manufacturing vertical, which accounted for 15.1 percent of TCS global revenues.

TCS provides services to many automotive original equipment manufacturers and tier-one companies in North America, Europe and Japan.

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