30th September 2019 (Pune, India) : KPIT Technologies (BSE: 542651; NSE: KPITTECH) announced its membership in CharIN e.V., an association of automotive and industrial companies that thrives to advance the adoption of electric vehicles through the development and implementation of the Combined Charging System (CCS)—a standardized charging platform for all electric vehicles.
Membership in CharIN e.V. is a continuation of the vision and investments, KPIT is putting towards reimagining electric mobility. KPIT plans to be an active member of CharIN E.V. by contributing to the ecosystems’ efforts in standardizing and adopting CCS as a global standard.
For over 12 years, KPIT has experience in Hybrid and Electric Powertrain technologies and is working with more than 20 OEMs and Tier 1s in the passenger and commercial vehicles segments. KPIT provides a complete suite of platforms, tools, accelerators and engineering services for vehicle electrification (across xEVs). KPIT has ready to adopt accelerators for xEV components such as Battery Management System (BMS), Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Inverter, DC-DC convertor which enables OEMs/Tier1s to reduce cost and time to market. KPIT has electric vehicle development experience to help build next generation electric/hybrid vehicles.
“To increase adoption of electric vehicles, it is important to define and collaborate for a worldwide standard for charging systems. I believe we can leverage our technology experience and knowhow and contribute in this direction.” Anup Sable, Chief Technology Officer, KPIT.
CharIN e.V. aims to continuously advance the CSS and establish this system as the leading standard for charging battery-powered electric vehicles. CCS combines the advantages of existing charging systems into one single solution that can handle any charging scenario. Members at CharIN e.V. get interoperability information direct from the source, participate in support of international CCS system standards, build more innovative products and contribute in defining requirements for the charging standards of the future.
KPIT is a global technology company with software solutions that will help mobility leapfrog towards autonomous, clean, smart and connected future. With 6000+ Automobelievers across the globe, specializing in embedded software, AI & Digital solutions, KPIT enables customers accelerate implementation of next generation mobility technologies. With development centres in Europe, USA, Japan, China, Thailand and India. KPIT works with leaders in mobility and is present where the ecosystem is transforming.
For more details visit www.kpit.com
About CharIN e.V.:
CharIN e.V. is an open coalition of major players within the electric vehicle industry aiming to support and promote Combined Charging System (CCS) as a global standard for EV charging. It was by founded by Audi, BMW, Daimler, Mennekes, Opel, Phoenix Contact, Porsche, TÜV SÜD and Volkswagen.
The three primary aims of CharIN e.V.
1. To develop and establish the CCS as the standard for charging battery-powered electric vehicles of all kinds
2. To draw up requirements for the evolution of charging-related standards and develop a certification system for use by manufacturers implementing the CCS in their products
3. To promote the CCS standard worldwide
For more details visit charinev.org