London, February 1, 2018
CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) and Microsoft have today announced a new Digital
Transformation project, aimed at empowering customers of CNH Industrial’s global
agricultural brands, Case IH and New Holland Agriculture, and its commercial vehicles brand
IVECO, with enhanced technological services. The data gathered by connected vehicles will
be used to streamline business operations as well as to unlock new revenue streams, thanks
to the introduction of innovative digital services, powered by Microsoft Azure cloud and its
As a result of this project it is expected that the new generation of agricultural machines will
be developed and equipped with new connectivity technologies to provide users with a range
of value added services which utilize the extensive data set gathered during machine
operation. The Service Delivery Platform will become pivotal in the digitalization process of
CNH Industrial’s global agricultural brands, contributing to the development of advanced
connected services and enabling for the seamless transfer of agronomic data from machines
through the Microsoft Azure based cloud technologies.
Commercial vehicles could utilize innovative telematics technology, which offers new
features and capabilities to fleet managers and end-customers, across all vehicle segments.
Customers will be able to monitor a whole host of parameters, ranging from internal
mechanics to driving style evaluations, benefitting from proactive maintenance and therefore
improving overall vehicle uptime. Additional benefits for fleet managers include fuel
consumption, as well as sharing this data with partners and suppliers for wider benefit.
By partnering with Microsoft, CNH Industrial is able to offer customers a set of powerful tools
to use Big Data to enhance their operations. This project forms part of the Company’s overall
Service Delivery Platform, which also encompasses the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT),
Artificial Intelligence, Analytics and Business Intelligence technologies, all of which are also
elements of Microsoft’s ecosystem. CNH Industrial will also take advantage of Microsoft’s
Enterprise Services division for the overall implementation of the Service Delivery Platform,
leveraging Enterprise Services’ expertise in realizing complex digital transformation
programs, from strategy through to delivery.