Mitsubishi to open new software development centre in Tokyo
Mitsubishi Motors announced plans to establish a new Software Innovation Center in Tokyo to enhance its software development capabilities for advanced next-generation vehicles.
The new center, to be opened in fiscal year 2019, will operate as a satellite office of the company's research and development Center at the Okazaki Plant in Japan.
Technologies developed at the Software Innovation Center will ensure Mitsubishi Motors will continues to meet growing demand for vehicles with leading preventive safety functions,as well models with increased electrification and other low-emission systems. The company also aims to develop next-generation technologies such as autonomous driving and connectivity.
In addition, Mitsubishi Motors will actively strengthen its software development to deliver technologies that showcase the engineering characteristics of Mitsubishi Motors, including advanced electrification and all-wheel drive control technology.
The new Software Innovation Center will combine a cutting-edge environment needed for software development, with the ability to coordinate seamlessly with the R&D Center on development. Utilizing its advantageous location in Tokyo, the office will employ international talent, create deeper connections between in-house developers and external organizations.