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15 maalis 2023 ID: 434468
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Honda and KPIT Technologies Reach Basic Agreement on Partnership for Software Development

TOKYO, Japan March 15 , 2023 Honda Motor Co., Ltd today announced that it has reached
a basic agreement on a partnership for software development  with KPIT Technologies Limited
(KPIT Technologies )), one of the largest software integration partners for the automotive and mobility industry.

In today today’s automobile market, the popularization of electrified, automated and connected cars
is accelerating and the strong capability to develop software necessary for such vehicles is
becoming indispensable. Moreover, the importance of software development is increasing, as
product development based on the concept of “software defined mobility, mobility,” in which software
defines the value of hardware and services, is accelerating toward the realization of new value
creation through next generation mobility products and services.

In light of such automotive technology trends Honda has reached a basic agreement on a partnership with KPIT Technologies, a company with strengths in software development. Through this partnership, the two companies will bring together their respective strengths, namely Honda’s software architecture and control and safety technologies and KPIT Technologies’ software development capabilities, and strive to realize new value that can be created through software. Based on this partnership, KPIT Technologies plans to increase the number of its vehicle system software development exp erts to a level close to 2,000 by 2030.

Based on this partnership, the two companies will work together for software development in the following areas.
・ Operating system (for the next generation electrical/electronic (EE) architecture
・ Electrified power trains
・ Advanced safety and automated driving
・ IVI (In vehicle infotainment ) and connected technologies

About KPIT Technologies Limited
Head office : Pune, India
Represe ative: Kishor Patil , Co founder, Managing Director, and CEO
Business Sofware development /integration service for the global mobility industry
Employment: 10,490 employees as of February 28, 2023
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