GM implements IBM Software to develop Chevrolet Volt

by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 02, 2010

auto softwareIBM (NYSE:IBM) announced that its software and simulation tools helped General Motors (GM) engineers design and develop the software in the advanced control systems on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, which was designed and engineered in just 29 months.

GM is using IBM’s design and simulation software as part of its suite of product development software tools, which is expected to allow the company to improve time to market by responding to ever-changing consumer demands.

The software also monitors the status of the individual 288 battery cells and modules as well as control the active cooling and heating system for the battery, as informed.