- KITE and Thoughtworks have collaborated to establish a ‘Future Mobility Technology Center’ within the KITE campus, aiming to advance SDV technology and future mobility applications
- Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, highlighting its potential to advance research and development in SDVs and nurture talent in the field of autonomous cars and self-driving vehicles
- Thoughtworks is committed to enabling the transition to software-defined vehicles and driving the future of connected, autonomous, shared, and electrified vehicles, aligning with the collaboration with KITE to develop the Future Mobility Technology Center
KGiSL Institute of Technology (KGiSL-IT) has announced a collaboration with Thoughtworks, a global software consultancy, to establish the Future Mobility Technology Center (FMTC) that focuses on advancing software-defined vehicles.
The collaboration aims to bring together the expertise of KGiSL-IT in engineering and technology with the innovative software solutions of Thoughtworks to develop cutting-edge technologies for the automotive industry. The FMTC will be a hub for research, development, and collaboration in the field of future mobility, with a focus on software-defined vehicles and connected technologies.
Through this partnership, KGiSL-IT and Thoughtworks will work on developing solutions that enable vehicles to be reconfigured and customized through software, rather than traditional hardware modifications. This approach to vehicle customization has the potential to revolutionize the automotive industry by enabling faster and more flexible development cycles, as well as delivering a personalized experience for customers.
Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam, CEO of KGiSL-IT, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “This partnership with Thoughtworks will allow us to leverage their expertise in software development and create innovative solutions for the automotive industry. The FMTC will serve as a platform for our students, faculty, and industry professionals to collaborate and drive innovation in the field of future mobility.”
Thoughtworks also sees great potential in the collaboration, with Raghuram Saranathan, the Head of Automotive Business at Thoughtworks, commenting, “We are excited to work with KGiSL-IT to establish the FMTC and develop solutions for software-defined vehicles. This partnership aligns with our mission to drive digital transformation in the automotive industry and create innovative solutions that have a lasting impact.”
The FMTC is set to become a leading center for advancements in software-defined vehicles and is expected to attract industry professionals, researchers, and students who are passionate about shaping the future of mobility. This collaboration between KGiSL-IT and Thoughtworks represents an exciting step forward in the development of innovative technologies for the automotive industry.