Technologies, a global engineering and product development digital services
company, and GKN Automotive, a global leader in driveline systems and advanced
ePowertrain technologies, announced the opening of an advanced, global
e-mobility software engineering centre in Bengaluru, India.
new centre will leverage Tata Technologies’ expertise in electric and embedded
systems as well as its ability to attract India’s software engineering talent to
work on GKN Automotive’s next-generation e-Drive technologies, reshaping the
future of sustainable e-mobility.
ambition is to have a workforce of more than 100 world class software engineers
and support staff by the end of 2020.An accelerated recruitment drive is
already in place to attract India’s best talent to develop GKN Automotive’s
future advanced e-powertrain capabilities supplying global automotive
Harris, Managing Director and CEO of Tata Technologies, said, “Tata Technologies,
with a vision of ‘engineering a better world’ enables global OEMs and Tier 1s
manufacture and realize better products
through its product design and engineering capabilities. This collaboration with
GKN Automotive will significantly contribute towards the development of the
next-generation of electric vehicles that are sustainable and help us achieve a
Butterworth, CEO, GKN Automotive, said, “This is an important initiative for
GKN Automotive. Collaborating with Tata Technologies to build this centre is
critical in enabling us draw upon the world-class software engineering talent
in India and leverage Tata Technologies’ product engineering capabilities. Our
e-Drive technologies have already put us in a market-leading position, but this
initiative will help us grow further, expanding and improving our technology capabilities.”
across a 12,650 sq.ft. area, the center houses a design studio, lab stations,
meeting and conference rooms, and a wellness center. In spite of the unprecedented
challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the centre was completed in just six
months, from layout to construction. It will open in phases and follow strict
hygiene, sanitization and social distancing practices currently being
implemented across all Tata Technologies facilities.
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