Auto manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, retailers and service providers
August 25, 2017

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo and Accenture to Develop Deep Learning Algorithm to Understand Driving Behavior, Improve Safety in Japan

TOKYO; Aug. 25, 2017 – Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to build a deep learning algorithm using the Intel® IoT Platform Reference Architecture to better understand individual driving habits and identify new ways to transform driver safety within Japan’s transportation industry.
August 01, 2017

Automotive & Industrial Companies Could Unlock $1 Billion Each in Revenue, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Aug. 1, 2017 – Too many companies have one-dimensional business strategies for growth or driving profit, with little or no emphasis on sustainability and trust, and no integration of the three, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A new and unique performance index – the Competitive Agility Index – identifies the corporate leaders of the future across nine industries, including automotive and industrial, consumer goods and services, retail, life sciences, communications, electronics and hi-tech, energy, insurance and utilities. 
May 18, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles Will Add US$81 Billion in New Premiums for Auto Insurers by 2025, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; May 18, 2017 – Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven by risks related to cybersecurity, software and hardware and by the need for additional public infrastructure coverage, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Stevens Institute of Technology. 
April 24, 2017

Accenture Research: Automotive and Industrial Equipment Manufacturers Risk Losing Market Share by Failing to Make Investments Needed to Harness Digital Technologies

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; Apr. 24, 2017 – Many industrial companies are not yet investing to harness digital technologies and could lose market share if they fail to adopt these technologies, according to new research from Accenture.
March 30, 2017

Jeep® Brand Launches Innovative Customer Experience With The All-New Jeep Compass, Using Augmented Reality Experience Developed by Accenture

TURIN; Mar. 30, 2016 – The Jeep® brand is introducing an innovative customer experience at its dealerships: starting today, consumers in selected markets in Europe can walk around and look inside the all-new Jeep Compass before it is physically available in the showroom, thanks to an augmented reality experience.

February 09, 2017

Accenture Appoints Laura Gurski to Lead Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for the Automotive, Consumer Goods, Industrial, Life Sciences, Retail and Travel Industries

CHICAGO; Feb. 9, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products – effective immediately. As the head of Accenture’s Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for Products, Ms. Gurski will oversee the development and delivery of marketing, customer service, commerce and sales transformation services. 
December 01, 2016

China, U.S. Offer Biggest Potential for Electric Vehicle Sales, but Wider Demand Predicted to Rise, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec.1, 2016 – Improving car sales suggests strong potential for growth in electric vehicle (EV) sales in China and the U.S. However, a combination of technological, economic and political factors, including the influence of more planned mass-market EV introductions over the next four years, could provide car-makers with nine additional growth markets to invest in, according to new research from Accenture. 
October 05, 2016

Car-buyers Hindered by Online-Dealer Showroom Disconnect, Accenture Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 5, 2016 – As car-buyers become more accustomed to shopping online, they are visiting dealer showrooms for fewer and more specific reasons to accelerate the purchase process. But they are finding that their expectations are not being met due to poor web-showroom integration at a time when technology is offering some of the best opportunities for a compelling experience, a new Accenture survey reveals. 
July 21, 2016

Accenture Overhauls Chinese Website for Leading Global Carmaker

BEIJING; July. 21, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the first phase of an overhaul of premium German car manufacturer BMW’s Chinese website, ensuring that the new design provides an optimized customer experience and meets a growing demand that BMW is seeing for mobile web usage in China. 
April 28, 2016

Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for In-Car Technologies, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK and BEIJING; April 28, 2016 – Drivers would opt to pay up to an additional 10 percent of a new car’s price to get the in-car technology that they want, according to a new survey conducted by Accenture.