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Tech Mahindra Aims to Achieve Leadership in Automotive Aftermarket Sector

Launches a platform solution which would transform existing cars to smart and connected devices

Germany – December 17, 2014 Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering today announced the launch of Automotive Aftermarket Suite.  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 Aftermarket Suite 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 Aftermarket Suite 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 technology 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, Global Head – Integrated 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 Aftermarket Suite was also showcased at Automechanika, Frankfurt earlier in the year.

Tech Mahindra’s Automotive Engineering practice has been providing a broad range of engineering services and solutions to the global automotive industry for over 15 years. We have partnered with several major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers across the globe on various programs ranging from Body Engineering, safety, infotainment to electronics and more. Our significant experience in the automotive industry means that we are attuned to the challenges that the industry is facing and how we can use technology to address them.

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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.4 billion company with 117,600+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 840 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia as per Forbes 2016 list.

The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.

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