Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is setting up an IT centre in Hyderabad with the capacity to seat 2,000 employees. The centre will be a technology backbone that will accelerate FCA’s digitisation efforts, sources told TOI. FCA has engineering teams in Chennai and Pune, employing over 1,500 employees.
India is emerging as an epicentre for auto engineering research and development (ER&D). The automotive world is moving towards connected vehicles, autonomous driving and electrification, and centres in India are involved deeply in this work. Automotive is one of the fastest growing areas in the $31-billion Indian ER&D space, according to a report by Nasscom and Everest Group.