MG Motors has collaborated with the digital service provider, Jio India for IOT (Internet of Things) feature which is expected to be available in its upcoming mid-size SUV. The car maker sells a range of models including the Hector and the ZS EV would have an integration of the IT systems authorized by the Jio’s IOT solution in the upcoming model.
As per the company, the upcoming mid-size SUV will benefit the customers in terms of internet outreach along with connectivity, not only in big cities but in small cities as well via Jio’s IOT feature.
Commenting on the partnership, Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motors India, said, “Technology and innovation are leading the connected car space in the automobile industry. The current trend focuses increasingly on software-driven devices and our current partnership with a tech-innovator like Jio in the IoT space is a step towards establishing MG Motor as a tech leader in the automobile industry.”
The collaboration with Jio will make sure that the brand’s upcoming mid-sized connected SUV further enhances the driving experience of its customers and ensures safety backed by technology, he added.
In addition to this, Kiran Thomas, Director and President, Jio, said, “Jio has been building an ecosystem of cutting-edge technology products and solutions for Indian users. Our partnership with MG Motor India is another important step in that journey. Jio’s eSIM, IOT and Streaming solutions will enable MG users to access real-time connectivity, infotainment, and telematics.”
The upcoming mid-size SUV by MG Motors India is expected to be introduced during the last quarter of the year.