MG Motor, Jio collaborate to endow IoT solution in upcoming SUV


MG Motor India has ventured into partnership with Jio to provide Internet of Things (IoT) solution to the upcoming SUV. The car maker will provide seamless integration of IT systems enabled by Jio's IoT solution in its upcoming mid-size SUV.

In a joint statement, the firms say that the association would enable robust new-age mobility solutions, underlining the marquee carmaker's zeal to develop futuristic mobility applications and facilitate magical experiences.

Jio, the country’s largest integrated telecom service provider, would support automotive solutions designed to offer an array of consumer and enterprise services.

Customers of MG's upcoming mid-size SUV would 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.

Furthermore the companies say, "Jio's new-age connected vehicle solution is a combination of hardware, software, and connectivity that will enable users to access trending infotainment and real-time telematics on the go as it brings the benefits of digital life to a vehicle and to people on the move."

Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director of MG Motor India, said technology and innovation are leading the connected car space in the automobile industry.

He continues, the current trend focuses increasingly on software-driven devices and our current association 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.

Rajeev further adds, "This partnership will ensure our next mid-sized connected SUV further simplifies the driving experience and ensures safety backed by technology.”

Kiran Thomas, Director and President of Jio, said the company has been building an ecosystem of cutting-edge technology products and solutions for Indian users.

He adds, "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."  

MG Motor India initiated 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.