New Delhi: Mahindra Racing has partnered with Green Hills Software to develop software for electric vehicle electronics system that will help the team in FIA Formula E.
The partnership has been announced right ahead of Formula E double-header season five finale in New York this weekend.
The two companies will work jointly alongside the existing technical partners of Mahindra Racing.
The partnership will focus on developing strategically important in-vehicle electronics systems and advanced safety and high-reliability claims Green Hills Software in a release.
Mahindra has been a key player in the Indian electric vehicle market with its cars like e-Verito, e-Supra and now discontinued e2o Plus.
In the FIA Formula E as well, the company has been a key participant with its own racing team.
Now, the technologies developed under the partnership is expected to help Mahinda’s EV drive further in the coming days.
With emphasising on in-vehicle systems intelligence and complexity, focus on future road cars, Green Hills Software will support the Mahindra Racing to increase its performance, safety and reliability, said the company in a release.
The company is known for being a frontrunner in developing embedded safety and security solutions.
Speaking about this partnership, Dan Mender, Vice President, business development, Green Hills Software, said, “Green Hills Software is pleased to be an instrumental part of this innovative effort with the Mahindra Race team and its technical partners to unleash vital next-generation design and control concepts for chassis management for next seasons electric race vehicles.”
He also added, “Working together with Mahindra, these proven advancements will be reapplied in a broader way across future commercial vehicle systems, paving the way for revolutionary next generation in-vehicle electronics.”
Dilbagh Gill, Mahindra Racing team principal, said, “Mahindra has already been working with Green Hills Software on our Race to Road programme, developing vehicle software which can be deployed across our race vehicle portfolio.”
He further added, “This relationship allows us to increase productivity, performance and flexibility in the software development process while also providing enhanced safety, reliability and security, which are important to the wider industry.”