The engagement covers software development, integration, and maintenance of combined powertrain coordination unit including charging control, and extends over several years
MUNICH: KPIT, a leading independent software development, and integration partner to the automotive industry – announced the signing of a large-scale order with BMW Group. The series order is spread over several years.
The combined powertrain coordination units designed to power the next-generation power electronics architecture of BMW Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV’s) 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 along with KPIT’s electric powertrain team will be at the forefront of executing this strategic software program and represents the first step for the BMW Group in establishing strategic software development partners for automotive software.
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”.
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 BEV’s of BMW Group. MicroFuzzy and KPIT will perform the role of a strategic software partner and will be responsible for complete development, integration, validation, and series software maintenance, to accelerate the technologies a future electric vehicle requires.
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