October 20, 2020

Tata Technologies, GKN Automotive to open a new centre for developing e-mobility tech

Tata Technologies and GKN Automotive to start mobility software engineering centre.

Warren Harris, MD & CEO, Tata Technologies


Tata Technologies, the engineering and product development digital services company, and GKN Automotive, the driveline systems and e-powertrain tech major, will open a global e-mobility software engineering centre in Bengaluru. The new centre will leverage Tata Technologies’ expertise in electric and embedded systems as well as its ability to attract India’s software engineering talent to work on GKN Automotive’s next-generation e-Drive technologies. “The ambition is to have a workforce of more than 100 world-class software engineers and support staff by the end of 2020. An accelerated recruitment drive is already in place to attract India’s best talent to develop GKN Automotive’s future advanced e-powertrain capabilities supplying global automotive manufacturers,” Tata Technologies said in a statement.

Warren Harris, MD & CEO of Tata Technologies, said, “Tata Technologies, with a vision of ‘engineering a

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Tata Tech, GKN Automotive set up e-mobility tech development centre

Tata Technologies, a subsidiary of Tata Motors, and GKN Automotive, a global player in driveline systems and ePowertrain technologies, have jointly set up a Global E-Mobility Software Engineering Centre in Bengaluru. The centre will develop e-powertrain innovations for next-generation electric vehicles for the global markets.

Warren Harris, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Technologies, said, “Our collaboration with GKN Automotive will significantly contribute towards the development of the next-generation electric vehicles that are sustainable and will help us achieve a greener world.’’

The e-mobility engineering centre, spread over 12,650 sq. ft area, will employ over 100 software engineers and support staff by the end of 2020. The centre comes with a design studio and lab stations.

“An accelerated recruitment drive is already in place to attract India’s best talent to develop advanced e-powertrain capabilities for global automotive manufacturers,’’ said the company on Thursday in a virtual media conference.

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Eaton Names Bo Yang President of Vehicle Group and eMobility, APAC Region

Power management company Eaton today announced that Bo Yang has been named president, APAC, Vehicle Group and eMobility. In this new role, he will be located in Shanghai, China, and continue to report to João Faria, president, Vehicle Group, Eaton. Yang will expand his responsibilities for the Vehicle and eMobility businesses to include the entire APAC region, with direct oversight for operations, sales performance, market development and revenue growth.

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Eaton has named Bo Yang president of Vehicle Group and eMobility for the APAC region. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Bo’s had a tremendous impact on our business since joining Eaton,” said Faria. “His proven track record, combined with his global experience, market knowledge and technical expertise make him the right fit for this role.”

Yang joined Eaton’s Vehicle Group in January 2019 as vice president and general manager of China for

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