Infosys bags 4-yr contract from Toyota

Written by fe Bureau | Bangalore | Updated: Oct 4 2013, 15:34pm hrs
Software services major Infosys on Thursday said that it has bagged a four-year contract from Toyota Motor Europe for providing pan-European application support. However, the IT firm did not disclosed the value of the contract.

As part of the deal, Infosys will deploy managed services for the Japanese carmaker's operational areas in Europe, such as supply chain, manufacturing, sales, after-sales and customer service and corporate functions.

This programme will further strengthen our partnership with Toyota Motor Europe as well as our focus on the automotive sector a sector that is a key engine of our growth in Europe, said Nitesh Bansal, head, VP and regional head manufacturing, Europe, Infosys. Prior to this deal, Infosys had been a key partner of Toyota Motor Europe for projects and delivery services in IT transformation and connected car.

Pierre Masai, chief information officer, Toyota Motor Europe, said, Moving to a managed service model for our application support will help us track and improve service levels across portfolios.

In the auto space, last year, Infosys announced expansion of its US operations with a new 125-seater delivery centre in Wisconsin to support local clients such as motorcycle maker Harley Davidson. Infosys said its five-year contract with Harley Davidson was the main reason for choosing Milwaukee.