Global Carmaker Stellantis Establishes Software Hub In Bengaluru
The facility has been established in line with Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares’ vision of marking a new era for Stellantis in India and the long-term Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan
Stellantis on Wednesday inaugurated a new software centre in Bengaluru. The new centre will focus on the development of software and technological innovations crucial to the advancement of automobiles and mobility.
The carmaker’s Bengaluru facility is spread across 50,000 square feet and will serve as the primary development centre for STLA SmartCockpit – one of the three technology platforms that are key to the Company’s digital transformation strategy due to arrive in 2024 and deployed across the four STLA vehicle platforms.
The facility has been established in line with Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares’ vision of marking a new era for Stellantis in India and the long-term Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan.
The Base Software Development team in Bengaluru will support Base software platforms made with the Classic and Adaptive Autosar frameworks.
The new centre was launched by Yves Bonnefont, Chief Software Officer at Stellantis, together with the Stellantis India top management team.
In a statement, Yves Bonnefont, Stellantis Chief Software Officer said, “As a global organization, we are committed to fostering talent across geographies. The Indian tech talent and its innovative startup ecosystem are important to accelerating Stellantis’ transformation to a sustainable mobility tech company. India plays a key role in Stellantis’ digital approach and development.”
The new site is the company’s second global innovation centre in the country.
The new centre will eventually employ about 500 people. In addition to leveraging multi-pronged hiring strategies, the Stellantis is investing in the upskilling and reskilling of local talent to help empower them to take on global assignments.