KPIT wins tech order from BMW

KPIT, a software development and integration partner to the automotive industry, announced a new order from BMW Group.
The combined powertrain coordination unit is 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 software program and represents the first step for the BMW Group in establishing strategic software development partners for automotive software.

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, said Kishor Patil, CEO of KPIT Technologies, said.

MicroFuzzy and KPIT will perform the role of a strategic software partner and will be responsible for development, integration, validation and series software maintenance, to accelerate the technologies a future electric vehicle requires.