Chrysler Group LLC

COMPANY: Chrysler Group LLC
HEADQUARTERS: Auburn Hills, MI
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees
INDUSTRY: Automotive
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Jeep, Dodge, Gem, Chrysler brands of cars
NAME OF PROJECT: Enterprise Asset Re-use and Automation for Service
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To leverage IT investment in Deep Server enterprise software and MACs software for service improvements; get accurate engineering product changes with visuals; reuse visual assets from engineering to deliver new technical support and documentation
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: Dassault Systèmes CATIA, VPM; Right Hemisphere Deep Server enterprise software
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: Digital owner’s manual saved 930 tons of paper; part changes and updates reach service technicians within 24 hours. Windows-based wiring application saves $1.8 million annually; development cycle reduced from 23 weeks to eight weeks per vehicle