Tata Motors & Tata Elxsi develop unified Connected Vehicle Platform

Tata Motors and Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, have partnered to develop a unified Connected Vehicle Platform that will power Tata’s passenger and commercial vehicles.

The cloud-based IoT platform will help Tata Motors to offer more value from its vehicles and differentiate them from the competitors. The technology will deliver scalability and high performance that is required for the complete range of vehicles in electric, passenger and commercial segment. Tata Nexon EV is the first application-enabled vehicle offering a wide range of connected vehicle features which is branded ZConnect.

For Tata Motors, the unified cloud services will enable sharing and coordination of data and analytics from various sources including product development, dealerships, service networks, customer use cases, etc.

“In line with Tata Motors stated objective of offering differentiated products based on our CESS philosophy (Connected, Electrified, Safe & Shared), we are delighted to have partnered with Tata Elxsi which not only allowed us to take the decision of developing a native platform for the Connected Vehicle Program, but also helped us to jump start and meet the critical product launch timelines. Tata Elxsi brings strong automotive electronics experience, coupled with an excellent understanding of cloud based applications, data governance and world class user experience capabilities. The collaboration between the two teams has been outstanding and will continue to ensure a wonderful customer experience.”

Rajendra Petkar, President & CTO, Tata Motors

“We are delighted to partner with Tata Motors in the Connected Vehicle Program, to help unify and synergize data through a common digital services platform enabling completely new services, innovative business models and enhanced customer experience. We are proud to be a strategic ecosystem partner to Tata Motors in their vision for the future of mobility that is Connected, Electric, Safe and Shared. “

Manoj Raghavan, MD & CEO, Tata Elxsi