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Cloud Infrastructure for Magneti
Marelli’s Connected Vehicle
Technology

About The Client

Magneti Marelli is an internationally acclaimed Italian-based manufacturer of automotive equipment. Headquartered in Corbetta, Italy, the manufacturing brand made its inception in 1919. It’s one of the world’s leading and independent manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive sector. Magneti Marelli has a wide footprint across 170 facilities and R&D centers across Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas and 26 application centers in 19 countries. Along with the global footprint, Magneti Marelli has around 58,000 employees worldwide. The workforce is continuously working towards innovation in manufacturing, adapting to changing customer needs & willing to shape the future through investment in CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric). The company wanted us to enable cutting-edge cloud technology in their new connected vehicles.

Objective
  • Magneti Marelli wanted us to develop an innovative Connected Vehicle Cloud solution.
  • The automotive equipment giant already had a tech-driven Connected Vehicle component under its arsenal. In addition, they were exploring ways to integrate safe driving solutions with Cloud infrastructure.
  • Magneti Marelli aimed to maximize safe-driving experiences, secure onboarding, and multi-level approach to combine Cloud with their existing 4G and 5G Telematics Boxes.
Challenges
  • Finding the best-suited cloud computing model (considering the dynamic and advanced-level requirements of the client).
  • Ensuring the desired efficiency of next-gen capabilities like predictive maintenance.
  • Implementing ways to quick and real-time vehicle data collection and analysis.
  • Building the solution in a comparatively short development period (by keeping up with the client’s product launch timeline).
How We Approached

After analyzing the comprehensive requirements of clients, we gathered a team of Cloud experts, seasoned developers having proficiency in the Automotive industry, and testing agents. Together, we analyzed the fruitful integration of smartly driven Connected Vehicle technology with Cloud to bring automotive innovation. Our team meticulously evaluated the overall strategy of gathering necessary components of the integrations. Further, we worked on new cloud-powered features, real-time collection of vehicle data, safe storage of information under the Cloud, and enhancing the driving experience & safety. 

Using cutting-edge technology and the latest trends, the developers built a feature automated system for our clients, from which they can easily monitor their productivity, engage their employees in various gaming structures, and reward them for their performance.

Our Solution

We integrated the virtues of cloud technology with the client’s connected vehicle solutions within the defined timeline. It enabled the automotive equipment maker to efficiently collect data, enhance vehicle safety, and fix issues remotely. In addition, the system has capabilities like predicting damages, analyzing traffic, and ensuring predictive maintenance checks to reduce cost and avoid movement. On top of all these, our strategic approach helped safeguard customer data and protect vehicles from cyberattacks.

We delivered cloud solutions with top-notch features, including:

  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle information sharing such traffic movements, congestion, road conditions, speed limit, etc.
  • Geo-Fencing technology to create geographical boundaries on the map and send alerts to car owners.
  • Advance emergency alerts at times of engine or system breakdown.
  • App to car connectivity solution to manage remote operations like locking/unlocking, engine start/stop, climate control, vehicle’s position, and more.
  • Remote parking feature for high-end connected cars to find the right spot for the car park.
  • Security integration feature to share real-time location, emergency SOS calls and messages, sharing/tracking, alerts in case of nearby accidents, roadside assistance, etc.
  • Communication between vehicles to avoid collisions.
  • Predictive maintenance support to receive service, spare part replacement, oil change, and repair alerts.
Uniqueness

Magneti Marelli’s connected vehicle technology offered an array of unique capabilities using our cloud solutions. For instance, with automated alerts, drivers’ safety improved dramatically. Vehicle data collection and analysis became more seamless than ever. Magneti Marelli was also able to implement next-gen automotive features like predictive maintenance.

Results
  • Improved collaboration of Connected Vehicles to share vital information on road conditions, traffic, congestion zone, accidents, etc.
  • Enhanced driving experience with superior vehicle safety.
  • Reduced cases of breakdown, maintenance charges, and decreasing repair cost.
  • Real-time alerts to ensure safety, seamless movement, tracking, and avoiding theft.
  • Improved vehicle maintenance due to timely alerts and capabilities like predictive maintenance.