Electric Vehicle Rollouts Challenged by Cost of Charging Infrastructure and Grid Management, Accenture Report Finds

Electric Vehicle Rollouts Challenged by Cost of Charging Infrastructure and Grid Management, Accenture Report Finds
LONDON; Feb. 17, 2011 – The large scale roll out of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be hindered unless investors stimulate demand, lower the cost of public charging infrastructure and manage the impact on the grid, according to a report published by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 17, 2011

Accenture and Magneti Marelli Sign Five-Year IVI, Telematics and Embedded Software Agreement

Accenture and Magneti Marelli Sign Five-Year IVI, Telematics and Embedded Software Agreement
NEW YORK; Dec. 21, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will collaborate with Magneti Marelli in the design and development of the company’s in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), telematics and embedded software initiatives, under a five-year contract.
December 21, 2010

PROTON Selects Accenture to Modernize its Enterprise Technology

NEW YORK; Nov. 11, 2010 – PROTON Holdings Berhad and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced the launch of a project to expand and improve PROTON’s SAP-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Accenture will work with PROTON to upgrade business processes across the company in order to improve efficiency, enable more rapid and effective decision making and increase responsiveness to customers. Financial details were not disclosed.
November 11, 2010

Accenture Acquires Acceria, Expanding Capabilities In Technology and Consulting Business Services for the Industrial Marketplace

Accenture Acquires Acceria, Expanding Capabilities In Technology and Consulting Business Services for the Industrial Marketplace
NEW YORK and PARIS; July 13, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Acceria, a privately held company based in France that specializes in providing business processes and methodologies dedicated to the after sales operations of industrial companies. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
July 13, 2010

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