TATA opens New Engineering and Innovation Center in North America
Tata Technologies Opens All-New North American Engineering and Innovation Center in Troy, Mich., Reveals eMO Commercial Variant
Troy, Mich., March 12, 2013 – Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and product development IT, announces the opening of its all-new North American Engineering and Innovation Center in Troy, Mich. The 10,000 square foot facility, located at 800 Tower Drive, Suite 200, in Troy, Mich., is currently staffed with 60 engineering professionals and the company expects to increase that number to 100 by December 2013.
The new Engineering and Innovation Center is the North American home to the Tata Technologies Vehicle Programs Development (VPD) Group, headed by Kevin Fisher, President – Vehicle Programs Development. Fisher’s home office is located in the new center. The VPD Group is responsible for the development of the Tata Technologies eMO (electric MObility) landmark EV study revealed at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, in January of last year. The VPD Group supports automotive OEMs worldwide from metro Detroit and three other automotive centers of excellence in Coventry (UK), Pune (India), and Stuttgart (Germany).
Industry/Media Open House – eMO Variant Reveal
Fisher and the VPD Group will host an Open House for industry media and other guests on Thursday, March 14, from 10 a.m.-2p.m., providing demonstrations of Tata Technologies’ thought-provoking initiatives for the current and future global automotive landscape – including the reveal of eMO-C, an all-new variant of eMO, aimed at a specific white space in the commercial market.
“We studied the global commercial market, analyzed the competition and emerging technology trends, and evolved the eMO to produce a compelling, best-in-class commercial concept,” Fisher said. “We’re looking forward to revealing eMO-C to the media and to the public on March 14.”
About Tata Technologies
Tata Technologies, founded in 1989, is a global leader in Engineering Services and Product Development IT services to the global manufacturing industry; enabling ambitious manufacturing companies to design and build better products. Tata Technologies is a company of innovators, specialists in the design engineering space, who apply cutting-edge technology to provide a competitive advantage to customers in the manufacturing sector. The company is a strategic partner for developing complete vehicles (VPD group), engineering subsystems and components (E&D), managing the NPI process and collaborative engineering (PLM), and tying together information created and used throughout the extended manufacturing enterprise (ESG).
Tata Technologies is headquartered in Singapore, with regional headquarters offices in the United States (Novi, Michigan), India (Pune) and the UK (Coventry). The company has a combined global work force of more than 6,500 employees serving clients worldwide from facilities in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. tatatechnologies.com