Hyundai Motor and Kia have chosen Siemens as the preferred strategic partner to provide next-generation engineering and product data management through NX software and the Teamcenter portfolio from Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of integrated software, services and development platform.
“Selecting NX software and the Teamcenter portfolio from Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio for our core design and data management platforms will introduce a new working environment for our teams that will pave the way for a leap forward in future car development,” said Albert Bierman, head of Hyundai’s R&D division.
The three companies will collaborate to establish design methods and develop custom solutions that consider the lifecycle of all automobiles and associated processes and activities, such as production, purchasing and partners research and development.
In addition to providing software, Siemens will provide professional and specialised training to help Hyundai and Kia ensure efficient use and operation of Siemens’ software across its network of suppliers.
Tony Hemmelgarn, president and CEO of Siemens Digital Industries Software, said they will provide support and state-of-the-art technologies that will help revolutionise how Hyundai and Kia develop their next-generation products.
“The Xcelerator portfolio is delivering the tools and technologies for digital transformation that the future demands and our customers need today, so we look forward to collaborating with Hyundai and Kia on next generation Engineering and Product Data Management Systems that will speed digital transformation as we explore the future of mobility, together,” said Hemmelgarn.