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MG Motor India announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Jio India for Internet of Things (IOT) technologies in its future mid-size SUV. In the forthcoming model, the manufacturer, which produces models including the Hector and ZS EV, will integrate IT capabilities enabled by Jio’s IoT solution. Customers of MG’s next mid-size SUV will benefit from Jio’s extensive internet coverage, as well as connection, not just in metros but also in small towns and rural areas, according to a statement from MG Motor.
“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,” MG Motors India President & Managing Director Rajeev Chaba noted.
He noted that the company’s upcoming mid-sized connected SUV will benefit from the cooperation with Jio since it will simplify the driving experience and provide technology-backed safety. “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,” Jio Director & President Kiran Thomas said.
The new mid-size SUV from MG Motors is slated to enter the road in the fourth quarter of this year.
Story By: Norvisi Mawunyegah