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