KPIT Technologies announced its partnership with Honda to realise the journey of Honda’s Software-Defined Mobility (SDM).
Under the collaboration, Honda will deploy its software architecture and control-safety technology, whereas KPIT will use its deep domain and software expertise in autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, in-vehicle infotainment systems, and platform software. Notably, KPIT has worked closely with Honda for the last eight years.
Kishor Patil, CEO, KPIT Technologies, stated that the partnership, in the mid to long term, will expand to over 2,000 software and vehicle system professionals from KPIT across the globe.
He said, “KPIT’s Vision is to Reimagine Mobility to create a Cleaner, Smarter and Safer world. Honda is an iconic brand and deeply aspirational across the globe.”
Sachin Tikekar, President & Joint Managing Director, KPIT Technologies, added, “KPIT echoes Honda’s core principles, creating a solid foundation for a long-term, strategic partnership. Our broad experience in developing SDV roadmaps for several industry-leading car and truck makers coupled with an ecosystem of alliances gives us the confidence to create something unique for Honda.”