McLaren selects Wipro as tech partner to drive digitalisation

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 15 Sep 2017

Sports carmaker McLaren Technology Group has signed a multi-year contract with IT major Wipro to help drive digitalisation across its businesses.

"We are passionate about delivering high-performance digital solutions underpinned by robust service level agreements across McLaren. Wipro, with its deep domain expertise and vast application services portfolio, will help us achieve excellence as well as drive innovation in Artificial Intelligence," McLaren Technology Group, Chief Information Officer, Craig Charlton said in a statement.

McLaren has won 20 world championships and over 180 races in Formula 1.

Wipro will assist McLaren with achieving its recently defined IT strategy, focusing on providing differentiated IT services to its business divisions, the statement said. As part of this multi-year partnership, Wipro will leverage artificial intelligence platform and managed services framework to offer flexibility and boost the productivity of McLaren's automotive businesses.

"We are delighted to partner with McLaren Technology Group to bring this strategic initiative to life," Wipro president (Manufacturing & Technology), N S Bala said, in a PTI report.