Eaton and KPIT to develop next-generation e-mobility technologies


To support the development of next-generation electrified mobility technologies, power management company Eaton has formed an alliance with KPIT, a global technology company.

The announcement will see the two companies pool resources and knowledge to solve challenges in the electric vehicle space and create solutions for future products.

Eaton’s collaboration with KPIT initially will focus on developing and deploying technologies, software solutions and platforms for several components, including inverters, on-board chargers, DC-DC converters and power distribution modules.

“Eaton continues to build competencies to solve complex problems in e-mobility, which OEMs consider critical and transformative,” said Jeff Lowinger, president, e-mobility, Eaton. “KPIT is our extended team in this approach, with its sharp focus on mobility and years of experience in electric powertrain technologies. Our strategic alliance with KPIT brings valuable capabilities and technologies to enable manufacturers to develop vehicles that are cleaner and safer and deliver value.”

KPIT has expertise in embedded software, accelerators and stacks, and V2G, which enable faster implementation of technologies.

“With our complementary strengths in the automotive domain and electrification technologies, we are geared to address some of the most complex challenges involved in the development of electric vehicles,” said Kishor Patil, CEO of KPIT.

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