BMW and TATA joined their hands

The BMW Group and Tata Technologies, a global product engineering and digital services company have announced that they have signed an agreement to form a Joint Venture (JV) with the aim to establish an automotive software and IT development hub in Pune, Bengaluru and Chennai, India.

The main development and operations activities shall be established in Bengaluru and Pune. In Chennai, the focus shall be on business IT solutions.

The JV will leverage Tata Technologies’ digital engineering expertise to contribute to the BMW Group’s strategic expansion of software coding capabilities across global IT hubs. The JV will focus on strategic software development, including solutions for software-defined vehicles (SDV).

Commenting on the collaboration, Warren Harris, CEO and MD of Tata Technologies, said, “Our collaboration with the BMW Group demonstrates our commitment to providing top-tier solutions in automotive software and digital engineering to customers across the world, aligned with our vision of engineering a better world.”

Nachiket Paranjpe, President of Automotive Sales, at Tata Technologies, commented “In the evolving automotive landscape, the journey towards software-defined vehicle represents a pivotal shift in automotive software and vehicle development methodologies.”

Christoph Grote, Senior Vice President of Software and E/E Architecture commented: “Our collaboration with Tata Technologies will accelerate our progress in the field of the software-defined vehicle.”

“The expansion of international DevOps hubs has clearly proved to be a successful model for the BMW Group.” said Alexander Buresch, CIO, and Senior Vice President of BMW Group IT.

This collaboration between Tata Technologies and BMW Group represents a shared vision of innovation and excellence in automotive engineering and digital solutions.