New Delhi: MG Motor India has said it has tied up with digital services provider Jio India for the Internet of Things (IoT) features in its upcoming mid-size SUV. Customers of MG’s upcoming mid-size SUV will benefit from Jio’s widespread internet outreach, along with the connectivity, not only in metros but also in small towns and rural areas, MG Motor said in a statement.
Talking about the partnership, Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor 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. This partnership will ensure our next mid-sized connected SUV further simplifies the driving experience and ensures safety backed by technology.”
Jio, India’s largest integrated telecom service provider, will support automotive solutions designed to deliver an array of consumer and enterprise services. Customers of MG’s upcoming mid-size SUV will benefit from Jio’s widespread internet outreach, along with the highest quality connectivity, not only in metros but also in small towns and rural areas.
Kiran Thomas, Director & 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. It is a commitment to technological evolution in the automobile industry with innovation as its key pillar.”
The new mid-size SUV by MG Motors is expected to hit the roads in the last quarter of the year.
Staying ahead of the innovation curve in the automobile industry, MG Motor has focused on auto-tech innovation since the beginning of its operations in India. MG Motor India had begun its journey in India with the launch of the country’s first internet-connected car – MG Hector, followed by the pure electric internet SUV – MG ZS.
MG Motor India on Sunday reported a twofold increase in retail sales to 4,225 units for July. The company had sold 2,105 units in July 2020. The carmaker also recorded the highest-ever bookings and retail sales of ZS EV in July 2021.
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