Pi Technology, an automotive systems specialist, has selected Eontronix Co as its product distributor and local technical service provider in China.

Products include Pi AutoSim hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test systems, and OpenECU, a rapid prototyping control.

Julian Styles, the firm’s head of automotive, said: “The Chinese automotive industry is a beacon of opportunity for technology specialists, with tremendous growth forecast over the next five years. This is the right time for us to enter the Chinese market.”