Pune-headquartered KPIT has announced the signing of a large-scale order with German automaker BMW Group to develop software for its next-generation electric vehicle charging electronics program. The series order is spread over several years.
KPIT is an independent software development and integration partner to the automotive industry that builds powertrain software architecture for next-generation vehicles.
The company’s combined powertrain coordination unit is designed to power the next-generation power electronics architecture of BMW battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and involves software development, integration, and maintenance. The integrated charger unit is an onboard charger that is combined with the vehicle control unit.
MicroFuzzy, A KPIT group company, a specialist in vehicle electrification engineering, and KPIT’s electric powertrain team, will execute this strategic software program and represent the first step for the BMW Group in establishing strategic software development partners for automotive software.
As part of the strategic collaboration, KPIT has been nominated as the single-source software integration partner for the next-generation 11KW combined charging electronics program powering the upcoming BEVs of BMW Group.
Kishor Patil, CEO of KPIT Technologies, shared, “We are very happy to see the foresight of BMW Group towards investing in vehicle electrification programs that will have a long reaching impact. We are happy to broaden our existing partnerships with BMW Group, and reinforce our offering as a software integration partner.”
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