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Future cars will be software on wheels. An ex-Tesla engineer from India gets ready for the race.

Sibros, a Silicon Valley startup set up by Hemant Sikaria, is building a tech platform that allows over-the-air or OTA updates of a vehicle’s software, collect data, and do remote diagnostics. It wants to build a connectivity platform, which is compatible with all types of vehicles. Can Sibros compete with the likes of Harman and Bosch?
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Hemant Sikaria, co-founder, Sibros Technologies Inc; image credit: company website
Hemant Sikaria, co-founder, Sibros Technologies Inc; image credit: company website
As a young engineer in the US, one thing was bothering Hemant Sikaria. His car received a bunch of software recalls in a span of a few months. He would have to go to the company workshop and get the updates done. Sikaria realised that the auto industry did not have the capability to fix software problems or
He is confident of Sibros making an impact. “In our industry, we have the last-mover advantage. We are growing very quickly and will take our competition by surprise and especially in the cost-conscious segments.” Did he just say “cost-conscious”? Looks like Sikaria knows the pulse of the Indian market quite well. ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena)
As a young engineer in the US, one thing was bothering Hemant Sikaria. His car received a bunch of software recalls in a span of a few months. He would have to go to the company workshop and get the updates done. Sikaria realised that the auto industry did not have the capability to fix software problems or He is confident of Sibros making an impact. “In our industry, we have the last-mover advantage. We are growing very quickly and will take our competition by surprise and especially in the cost-conscious segments.” Did he just say “cost-conscious”? Looks like Sikaria knows the pulse of the Indian market quite well. ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena)

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