- The $14 million state-of-the-art campus for its centre aims to accelerate the transformation to the software-defined vehicle
- Center will support OEMs in passenger and commercial vehicle markets for Indian and global customers: Aptiv
Leading global technology company Aptiv recently inaugurated a new $14 million technical centre campus in Bengaluru. With a focus on developing safer, greener and more connected mobility solutions, the Aptiv Technical Center in India has been developed as a key engineering and software hub. The 237,000 sqft facility was inaugurated at Brigade Tech Gardens, Whitefield, in the presence of the global leadership team and the employees. Notably, the Aptiv Technical Center India (TCI) presently employs over 2,000 personnel focused on developing and delivering products and software-enabled solutions in cybersecurity, advanced safety, connectivity and digital cockpit capabilities. The company plans to aggressively grow its workforce over the next five years.
The site serves as a centre of excellence for ADAS platforms and technologies and digital cockpit solutions. In addition to meeting the needs of commercial and passenger vehicle OEMs in India, the company specified that TCI will support OEMs across all global regions.
The official release pointed out that the campus brings together a broad range of technology, innovation and capabilities in a modern environment designed to accommodate the needs of its future workforce. It has an innovation centre and electrical labs to support the development of critical technology products.
It must be noted that the facility is designed to support increased collaboration, with an open-concept workspace and social hubs. Aptiv believes that TCI is well-connected with business districts and aligns with Aptiv’s global sustainability and carbon neutrality targets.
Mr Glen De Vos, Senior VP of Transformation and Special Programs, Aptiv remarked: “Aptiv is committed to India, and the opening of our new Technical Center in Bengaluru marks another milestone since establishing our presence in India nearly three decades ago. Over the past few years, Aptiv TCI has made significant investments, doubled its workforce, and accelerated the impact provided to Indian and global OEM customers. The new facility will support the development of critical technology products – and at the same time, better support our valued employees who work on cutting-edge technologies to drive innovation and solve our customers’ toughest challenges. The Technical Center India will play an important role in our efforts to accelerate the digital transformation and enable the software-defined future of mobility.”
President & MD of Aptiv India & ASEAN, Mr Amitabh Mathur said, “India is a thriving economy with great potential for growth, and a highly skilled talent pool, making it an attractive market for this expansion and investment. The new Technical Center in Bengaluru demonstrates Aptiv’s commitment to expanding its footprint in India. With a mission to build a future with zero collisions and zero emissions, we will continue innovating and defining the latest technologies for our consumers.”
Dublin-headquartered Aptiv PLC is a global technology company that aims to develop safer, greener and more connected solutions for sustainable mobility. Aptiv has had a presence in India since 1995, and today operates seven manufacturing plants, three technical and engineering centres and one global tooling centre across strategic locations.