Auto manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, retailers and service providers
April 27, 2015

Accenture Helps Kia Motors Double Impact of Social Media Marketing at Less Than Half the Cost

SEOUL, Korea; Apr. 27, 2015 – Kia Motors has been working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and execute a strategy to significantly increase the effectiveness of its social media marketing. The new strategy has raised the engagement of followers and influencers with the Kia brand and optimized Kia's social marketing spend – with results showing more than twice the level of positive interactions with followers at less than half (47 percent) the cost.
 
April 16, 2015

Car Buyers Want Better Digital Experience, Most Ready to Complete Entire Process Online, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Apr. 16, 2015 – Most consumers are doing online research to help them make car-buying decisions, and most are doing so before visiting a dealership, a new survey by Accenture reveals. The survey also shows that 75 percent of drivers polled would consider conducting the entire car-buying process online.
 
March 03, 2015

Accenture to Demonstrate FCA’s Uconnect™LIVE Services at 2015 Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA; Mar. 3, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) to provide the latest range of in-car, internet-based services. Starting with the new Fiat 500X, the Uconnect™LIVE services, co-developed by Accenture, include a range of connected, internet-based services that have been designed to help drivers remain focused on the road.
February 27, 2015

Accenture Helps Leading Global Carmaker Deploy Future-Proof Platform for Connected Vehicle Services

NEW YORK; Feb.27, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the design and deployment of a flexible backend platform that helps enable the BMW Group’s connected vehicle offering, ConnectedDrive.
 
October 16, 2014

Accenture Wins American Honda’s Premier Partner Award for Sales Incentive Management and Reporting Solutions

NEW YORK; Oct. 16, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received American Honda’s distinguished Premier Partner Award for its sales incentive management and reporting solutions in a ceremony hosted by American Honda President and CEO Takuji Yamada in Torrance, CA. The award recognizes Accenture for excellence in quality, value and customer service.
 
August 11, 2014

Accenture to Provide Technology-Enabled Services and Solutions for Caterpillar

PEORIA, IL and NEW YORK, NY; Aug. 11, 2014 – Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an agreement through which Caterpillar will use telematics to enable advanced connected equipment services for its industry segments and customers.
June 20, 2014

Accenture to Help Fiat-Chrysler Group Develop Connected Services for Uconnect™ Systems in the EMEA Region

NEW YORK; June. 20, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has started to work with the Fiat-Chrysler Group to develop the next range of connected services for its UconnectTM systems in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). 
 
December 02, 2013

Strong Interest in New In-Car Technologies by Consumers in Emerging Economies Could Influence Demand, Accelerate Rollout of Next-Generation Connected Vehicle Technologies, Accenture Research Indicates

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2013 – High interest in next-generation in-car technologies among drivers in emerging economies could help shape future demand for sales and provide the automotive industry with a sustained revenue stream, a new survey by Accenture indicates. The survey shows that drivers are twice as likely to choose a car based on in-vehicle technology options than its performance, demonstrating the continued importance of the connected vehicle to the automotive industry.
November 28, 2013

Accenture Strengthens Industrial and Embedded Software Solutions Capability with Acquisition of Businesses from evopro group

BUDAPEST; Nov.28, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has agreed to acquire the industrial and embedded software development and services business of evopro group, a software development and engineering services company headquartered in Budapest. The acquisition will increase Accenture’s ability to help companies get the most return on their investment in industrial software through process improvement and software development, enabling them to take products to market faster and more efficiently.
 
July 19, 2013

Accenture Collaborates With Michelin To Launch Michelin solutions, A New Mobility-Focused Business Based on Accenture Cloud Platform

PARIS; July 19, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is collaborating with Michelin Group to create a new business – Michelin solutions1 supporting the MICHELIN® solutions2 brand. The company is focused on delivering mobility solutions to its customers through the use of the Accenture Cloud Platform and a wide range of solutions offered on a pay-per-use basis.