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India – Tata Consultancy Services signs deal with General Motors

18 September 2019

IT solutions provider Tata Consultancy Services announced that it struck an engineering design services partnership with American car manufacturer General Motors.

Under the terms of the agreement signed earlier this week, TCS will acquire certain assets at the GM Technical Center-India in Bengaluru, and will partner with GM, supporting its global vehicle programs with engineering design services over the next five years. Over 1,300 employees of GM Technical Center-India will transfer to TCS, including teams focused on propulsion systems, vehicle engineering, controls development, testing, creative design and special projects.

Further financial details of the transaction were not disclosed, however the transaction and handover are expected to be completed by the end of September.

GM VP, electrification, controls, software & electronics, Dan Nicholson, commented, “TCS has been an outstanding partner for 16 years. We are pleased to evolve our partnership even further, as we work to deliver on our commitment to create a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.”

Regu Ayyaswamy, Global Head, Engineering and Industrial Services Practice, TCS, also commented, “We are delighted to elevate our long-standing relationship with GM to a strategic partnership. TCS is excited to be part of GM’s efforts in next generation mobility, helping them design and engineer world class vehicles that set new benchmarks in driving experience, safety and emissions.”

GMTC-I vice president engineering and operations, Brian McMurray, said, “This partnership will make both companies stronger: GM will benefit from the scale and cross-sectoral knowledge of TCS, while TCS will benefit from the influx of world-class engineering talent.”

In July 2019 TCS reported revenue rose 10.6% in constant currency in its first quarter ended 30 June 2019.

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