Tata Elxsi develops connected vehicle platform for Tata Motors

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 17 Feb 2020

Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, partnered with Tata Motors in developing their unified connected vehicle platform for the Nexon EV range of electric cars.

The partners through a collaborative approach developed the cloud based IoT-platform which provides Tata Motors with a common standard technology stack that delivers the scalability and high performance required to support the entire range of electric, commercial and passenger vehicles.

Tata Motors which is betting on offering the connected vehicle feature as a key differentiator to most of its BS-VI range of passenger and commercial vehicles, with the Nexon EV being the first vehicle that comes with number of connected vehicle features.

The unified cloud native approach will enable data and analytics synergies for Tata Motors, across product development, customer use cases, dealerships, allied businesses and service networks, enabling innovations in customer experience, offerings, services and business models.

Rajendra Petkar, president and CTO, Tata Motors said: “In line with Tata Motors stated objective of offering differentiated products based on our CESS philosophy (Connected, Electrified, Safe & Shared), we are delighted to have partnered with Tata Elxsi which not only allowed us to take the decision of developing a native platform for the connected vehicle program, but also helped us to jump start and meet the critical product launch timelines. Tata Elxsi brings strong automotive electronics experience, coupled with an excellent understanding of cloud based applications, data governance and world class user experience capabilities. The collaboration between the two teams has been outstanding and will continue to ensure a wonderful customer experience.”

Manoj Raghavan, MD and CEO, Tata Elxsi said: "We are delighted to partner with Tata Motors in the connected vehicle program, to help unify and synergise data through a common digital services platform enabling completely new services, innovative business models and enhanced customer experience. We are proud to be a strategic ecosystem partner to Tata Motors in their vision for the future of mobility that is Connected, Electric, Safe and Shared."