Consumers Want Green Vehicles to Offer More Than Fuels Savings, Accenture Finds

Consumers Want Green Vehicles to Offer More Than Fuels Savings, Accenture Finds
NEW YORK; March 8, 2010 -- While interest in alternative vehicles may be growing, consumers do not see ‘green’ as the only purchasing factor and are demanding more from automakers, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study released today.  
March 08, 2010

Accenture Opens New Global Innovation Center in Detroit for the Automotive Industry

Accenture Opens New Global Innovation Center in Detroit for the Automotive Industry
DETROIT; Jan. 14, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its global network of industry solution centers with the opening of the Accenture Innovation Center for Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing in Detroit, strengthening the consulting and system integration capabilities it provides to clients worldwide.
January 14, 2010

Companies Make Innovation a Priority for Growth in Aftermath of Downturn But Management Shortcomings Hinder Results, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2009 – Innovation is a top priority for companies seeking to grow in the wake of the economic downturn, but flaws in managing innovation may hinder their progress, according to three studies released today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 
November 10, 2009

Accenture and Fiat Sign Multi-Year Application Development and Maintenance Services Agreement

Accenture and Fiat Sign Multi-Year Application Development and Maintenance Services Agreement
MILAN; Oct. 16, 2009 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will help Fiat Item, a subsidiary of the Fiat Group, consolidate its information and communications technology (ICT) operations under a multi-year application outsourcing contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. 
October 16, 2009

Accenture Expands Application Outsourcing Reach In Automotive Marketplace

Accenture Expands Application Outsourcing Reach In Automotive Marketplace
MUNICH; April 14, 2009 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will help BMW Group, one of the world’s foremost car manufacturers, consolidate its information technology (IT) processes under a five-year application outsourcing contract.  Financial terms were not disclosed.

 

April 14, 2009

Consumer Desire for Automotive Telematics High, Accenture Survey Finds

Consumer Desire for Automotive Telematics High, Accenture Survey Finds
More than eight out of 10 U.S. car owners want some form of in-vehicle technologies, including telematics, in their cars, with safety and security features being the most desired, according to a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
April 10, 2006

Accenture Collaborates with GM Europe’s OnStar in Leading-Edge Telematics Field Trial

Accenture is taking part in a major General Motors Europe Field Trial to identify and assess selected Telematics Services and to evaluate the ACUNIA Open Telematics Framework® (OTF) as a new delivery technology.
December 19, 2002

Accenture and Microsoft Team to Deliver End-to-End Telematics Solutions For the Automotive Industry

Auto Manufacturers, Suppliers Fail to Profit From Decade of Vehicle Improvements

Automotive manufacturers and suppliers have teamed to significantly increase car features and safety, but these improvements have not registered on the industry's bottom line, according to new research conducted by Accenture, in collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR).
December 10, 2001

Automotive Suppliers Must Accelerate Toward “Oligopoly” Not Broad M&A Strategy, Suggests New Accenture Supplier Index