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Hyundai and Kia have selected Siemens as their data management and design environment partner.

Using Siemens’ NX and Teamcentre software, the Korean manufacturers will be able to accelerate their digital transformation and create comprehensive digital twins to improve vehicle development.

“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,” says Albert Bierman, Head of R&D Division, Hyundai Motor Company.

“This is the beginning of a huge transformation and an important point of change for Hyundai Motor Company and with Siemens, as our trusted partner we will work together to achieve our goals through mutual cooperation and teamwork.”

Hyundai and Kia will collaborate with Siemens 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 specialized training to help Hyundai and Kia ensure efficient use/operation of Siemens’ software across its network of suppliers.

“Like so many of our customers, Hyundai and Kia is undergoing major transformations in its business and Siemens is honoured to have been selected as a strategic partner to provide support and state of the art technologies that will help revolutionize how it develops its next-generation products,” says Tony Hemmelgarn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Digital Industries Software.

“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.”

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