Marelli has opened its new Technical Research and Development Center in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, further enhancing the company’s innovation capabilities, particularly in software engineering.
Once fully operational, the new technical R&D center, together with the company’s existing engineering center in Gurugram, Delhi region, will enhance Marelli India’s R&D capabilities and increase the research team to more than 1,600 members. In particular, the Bangalore center is expected to employ around 600 engineers within two years.
The core activities of the Bangalore center are focused on Marelli’s core technology areas such as electronics, automotive lighting and internal combustion power and electric power. It develops solutions for:
- Software for Cockpit DCU (Domain Control Units), digital clusters, Powertrain and Electric Powertrain products;
- System testing for future electronic systems, Powertrain and Electric Powertrain products and automotive lighting, including sensor technology;
- Advances in mechanical design simulations for electronics and automotive lighting.
The official opening was attended by Dinesh Palival, Executive Chairman, Marelli, Ravi Tallapragada, President, Marelli India and Marelli Electronic Systems, and members of the Marelli India management team, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the lighting of traditional Indian oil lamps. welcoming ceremony of employees to the new enterprise and subsequent events.
The new facility is located in the Embassy Manyata Technology Park in Bangalore, a city recognized globally as a major engineering and software hub, giving Marelli access to a vast talent pool in key technical areas of its core competencies. provides.
The Bangalore center works closely with the well-established engineering center in Gurugram and all existing Marelli Innovation Centers in Japan, Italy, China, Germany, USA and other countries where the company has a presence. Accelerate the evolution of products and solutions in terms of technology and competitiveness for the Indian and global market.
Marelli has a significant presence in India: with this new opening, the company’s footprint in India includes 14 manufacturing sites in seven cities and two R&D centers.