KPIT to Develop Middleware Technology to Accelerate the Evolution of OEMs to Software-Defined Vehicles


KPIT, one of the leading independent software development and integration partners for the automotive and mobility industry, today announced that it will make significant investments with a focus on middleware solutions with the goal of accelerating the transformation of customers to software-defined vehicles for the passenger and commercial vehicle segments.

With customer demand for top notch vehicle connectivity, the vehicle customer experience is deeply software driven. There is a growing need for hardware-software separation and for OEMs to develop, deploy and update software solutions faster throughout the vehicle lifecycle.

OEMs are moving faster than expected towards a central computing architecture. The automotive ecosystem is stepping up its efforts to create a robust and reliable software platform that can host diverse areas such as Autonomous Driving / ADAS, Digital Cockpit, Electric Powertrain and Body Control Module.

KPIT said it intends to develop and improve technologies and infrastructure to help OEMs and Tier 1s in this mega transformation of vehicle architecture. It will address emerging challenges through solutions for software integration, architectural consulting, platform component integration, integrated tools and CI / CT / CD infrastructure to help OEMs accelerate the process. assembly of various components.

The process of developing how software is written, tested, and deployed in vehicles will change dramatically and involve teams across the globe and newer security standards on cybersecurity and autonomous vehicle security. Investments will continue to be stimulated in a close team to develop specific solutions and capabilities to meet these changing needs.

KPIT now offers a wide range of technical solutions and has a wealth of experience in supporting several production programs for its mobility customers. KPIT’s new investments in full-service capabilities, platforms, tools and accelerators will complement its existing software integration capabilities in the areas of autonomous driving, electric powertrain, connected vehicles, l body electronics, AUTOSAR, diagnostics and OTA. Additionally, KPIT works proactively with its partners to develop an ecosystem and create integrated solutions to help OEMs and Tier 1s accelerate their transformation process.

Commenting on this new development, Kishor Patil, CEO of KPIT Technologies, said: “KPIT’s primary objective in creating this direction is to help our customers make a rapid and seamless transition to a central computing architecture. Our platforms, tools, accelerators, and methodologies deliver the speed, scalability, and independence that OEMs demand. We are excited to partner and contribute to the ecosystem to help advance this transition by at least a year. “


Margie D. Carlisle