- Strategic partnership agreed between CUBONIC and TTTech Auto for the development and integration of Vehicle Control Units in CUBONIC’s PeopleMover and CargoMover electric light commercial vehicles.
- TTTech Auto’s expertise in development and production of safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving will advance CUBONIC’s development of its last-mile transportation solutions.
- “With TTTech Auto, we have found a strategic partner with a proven track record of accelerating time-to-market for new functionalities for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. Their expertise will help us to change the game of last mile transportation” commented Günter Butschek, CEO at CUBONIC.
Aachen, 15 June 2023 – CUBONIC, a pioneering provider of sustainable, highly customizable automated and autonomous electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) solutions, and TTTech Auto, a solution provider for the challenges of future vehicle generations specializing in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, have entered into a strategic partnership for the development and integration of a Vehicle Control Unit (VCU) for CUBONIC’s advanced PeopleMover and CargoMover prototypes. As part of this partnership, TTTech Auto will oversee the configuration, development, integration and testing of the VCU in CUBONIC’s prototype vehicle architecture.
TTTech Auto, a company with a global footprint and extensive experience in supporting OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, will enable CUBONIC to advance the development of its unique PeopleMover and CargoMover solutions, thus streamlining the customer journey to highly automated driving based on a platform-centric approach.
CUBONIC develops highly customizable electric LCV solutions offering automated and autonomous driving, seamless connectivity to customers’ ecosystems, pace-of-mind reliability as well as improved productivity and profitability. CUBONIC’s customer-centric approach involves its customers in the conceptualization of its modular architecture from the beginning, allowing for a wide range of use cases for its PeopleMover and CargoMover vehicles.
To support the development of CUBONIC’s PeopleMover and CargoMover eLCV solutions, TTTech Auto will leverage its know-how in the development and production of safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving applicable in series production programs, as well as its leading technology solutions ensuring safety and electronic robustness.
Günter Butschek, CEO at CUBONIC commented: “We are delighted with our new strategic partner, TTTech Auto. This partnership will enable us to further progress the development of our PeopleMover and CargoMover prototypes and will support us in changing the game of last-mile transportation of people and goods with our solutions for years to come.”
“The development of this VCU marks a significant leap forward in our collaboration with Cubonic, propelling us towards innovative last-mile transportation solutions and connected vehicles. By implementing robust gatewaying functionality, we have created a central hub that revolutionizes communication between multiple ECUs, ensuring efficient and secure data flow. We look forward to the transformative impact it will have on the industry!” says Horst Willburger, Director Electronic Controls Design House at TTTech Auto.
CUBONIC is a pioneering provider of sustainable, highly customizable electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) solutions offering automated to autonomous driving, seamless connectivity to customers’ ecosystems, peace-of-mind reliability and improved productivity and profitability. Formerly known as Moove, the company was founded in Aachen/Germany in 2018 as the only pure-play solution provider of next-generation modular electric LCVs with a focus on the growing EU market. Driven by a joint vision of developing a sustainable vehicle that will clean up and connect last-mile transportation of cargo and people, a team of automotive engineers, logistics experts and business people is developing game-changing solutions by rethinking last-mile transportation with the ambition to make its entire value-creation process, from R&D via supply chain, manufacturing, assembly to product sale and end-of-life, sustainable.
About TTTech Auto
TTTech Auto provides solutions for future vehicle generations and the shift towards software-defined vehicles. The company specializes in delivering safe software and hardware solutions along with a range of services, to support the advancement of automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. With its leading technology solutions, TTTech Auto reduces the required time for system designing, integration and testing of a series production ready software platform. This ensures safety and electronic robustness for a more automated world.
TTTech Auto was founded in 2018 by TTTech Group and technology leaders Audi, Infineon and Samsung to build a global, safe vehicle software platform for automated and autonomous driving. In 2022, the company raised USD 285 million (EUR 250 million) from Aptiv and Audi in its latest funding round. At TTTech Auto's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and in more than 10 locations across Europe and Asia, 1,200 employees work with leading car manufacturers on their software-defined vehicle, ADAS and autonomous driving programs. The company has acquired and invested in technology companies in France, Spain, Turkey, China and Central and Eastern Europe.
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