Mahindra Racing has introduced Green Hills Software to its race family ahead of the FIA Formula E double-header season five finale in New York this weekend. Together with the team’s existing technical partners, Mahindra Racing will work with Green Hills Software to develop strategically important in-vehicle electronics systems focused on advanced safety and high-reliability while delivering increased software development and performance optimisation capability without compromising system design or future advancements.
With increasing in-vehicle systems intelligence and complexity, a focus for future road cars, and with experience of understanding the challenges of running a leading-edge electric vehicle powertrain, Green Hills Software will support the ABB FIA Formula E Championship multiple race-winning team by helping to increase its performance, safety and reliability as it looks to take a competitive advantage in the 2019/20 sixth season.
As a worldwide leader in embedded safety and security, Green Hills Software supplies its advanced software development tools and proven real-time operating systems across multiple markets from automotive and military/avionics to medical, industrial and IoT.
Dan Mender, Green Hills Software, vice president, business development, said, “Green Hills Software is pleased to be an instrumental part of this innovative effort with the Mahindra Race team and its technical partners to unleash vital next generation design and control concepts for chassis management for next seasons electric race vehicles. Working together with Mahindra, these proven advancements will be reapplied in a broader way across future commercial vehicle systems, paving the way for revolutionary next generation in-vehicle electronics. Green Hills is proud to be selected by Mahindra for this critical effort and looks forward to the joint activities ahead.”
Dilbagh Gill, Mahindra Racing team principal, said, “Mahindra has already been working with Green Hills Software on our Race to Road programme, developing vehicle software which can be deployed across our race vehicle portfolio. It gives me great pleasure in being able to officially announce them as our latest Mahindra Racing partner. This relationship allows us to increase productivity, performance and flexibility in the software development process while also providing enhanced safety, reliability and security, which are important to the wider industry. We’re looking forward to building on our existing relationship and working together to achieve our common goals in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and across future eMobility objectives.”