Wipro opens automotive engineering centre in Detroit

AECTo drive innovation in connected vehicle concepts, Wipro Limited, the Indian IT giant has announced to open an automotive engineering centre in the US city of Detroit.

To expand and build a global network of delivery centers, the company aims to offer new tech concepts to automotive domain including design, product engineering, digital customer-vehicle experiences, artificial intelligence, and sensors-driven advanced vehicle data analytics, the company said.

The centre will serve as a hub to support the automotive engineering and IT requirements of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and tier-I suppliers, based in North America by offering newer engineering and IT services, augmented by leading-edge automotive domain and digital solutions.

Speaking on the Wipro’s initiative, Anita Ganti, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Product Engineering Services, Wipro Limited, said,  “Wipro is committed to addressing the local and global needs of its engineering customers, and assisting them in gaining both scale and time-to-market advantages. This center, located in the automotive hub of Detroit, will enable us to deliver differentiated connected automotive engineering and innovation-led solutions for our customers.”

Leveraging local talent for delivering product design, AEC will  support the development and validation of automotive  electronic products such as navigation systems, connectivity systems, instrument clusters, Head-Up Displays (HUDs), advanced safety systems, vehicle diagnostics and advanced analytics, and end-to-end connected vehicle solutions.

Wipro has been successfully delivering differentiated solutions for automotive electronic tier-I suppliers and OEMs globally by creating unique user experiences with highest levels of reliability.

Alex Beylin, Vice President and Global Automotive Business Head, Wipro Limited, said, “This center will showcase Wipro’s automotive engineering and digital technology capabilities and will also enable effective collaboration within the South-East Michigan automotive community.”