Ferrari sign technical partnership with DXC Technology

F1 tie-in looking to have road car relevance by 2024.

Ferrari has signed a technical partnership with DXC Technology in a deal that will cover both the Formula One team and its road car operations.

Contract:

  • DXC will provide the F1 team with the latest in human machine interfaces (HMI)
  • Branding will appear on the outer halo of the Ferrari car from the upcoming Miami Grand Prix
  • DXC will also appear on the driver race suit, helmet, and other materials
  • Partnership will enable a long-term software strategy that can be deployed in Ferrari's sports cars produced from 2024 onwards

Context: DXC Technology is a US-based information technology services provider, and it is aiming to work with the Italian marque on unified and scalable digital automotive solutions modernising the vehicle information capabilities. The company has been working with Ferrari for several years, but this is the first official partnership between the two parties. 

Comment: Lorenzo Giorgetti, chief racing revenue officer at Ferrari, said: “We are delighted to start this partnership with DXC Technology, a company that already provides ICT infrastructures and human machine interfaces for Ferrari’s critical systems and with which we will explore further software asset management solutions in the future. With DXC we share values such as business expertise, the search for continuous innovation and dedication to excellence. We look forward to developing this partnership in the years ahead.”

Coming next: The partnership commences at this weekend's Miami Grand Prix, taking place from 5th to 7th May.

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