MG Motor India Partners with Reliance Jio

  • Published On: 3 August 2021
  • Views
  • 0 Comments
  • Likes
  • 2 min read
  • Download

MG's upcoming mid-sized SUV Astor will come equipped with Jio’s eSIM and IOT solutions

Mg Motor India and Jio
  • Mg Motor India and Jio

Highlights

  • Collaboration with Jio will result in real-time infotainment and telematics
  • MG-Jio association will bring new-age mobility and connected car solutions
  • MG Astor mid-sized SUV will be launched in October 2021 in India

MG Motor India has joined hands with Reliance Jio to offer high speed in-car connectivity in its upcoming SUV in the country. Announcing a partnership on the Internet of Things (IOT), it intends to provide access to real-time infotainment and telematics even in the remotest locations. MG's upcoming mid-sized SUV, apparently christened as Astor, will come equipped with Jio’s eSIM and IOT solutions. MG-Jio association will bring new-age mobility solutions and connected car solutions for the customers in the Indian market.

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’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.


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” MG Motor India was the first automaker in India to introduce internet/connected cars and autonomous level one ADAS technologies in the country. MG Astor mid-sized SUV is expected to launch during the festive season in October this year.


Author: Mayank Gupta

A mechanical engineering dropout by choice, Mayank has been in the auto journalism biz for the past 8 years. He is currently working as an Associate Editor at Droom Discovery and covering each and every aspect of the auto industry. He has worked with a plethora of renowned Auto brands in his illustrious career so far. Being a student of English Literature, his mantras of success are the Never-Say-Never attitude and self-confidence. Mayank likes to travel, read books and listen to music during his free time. more

Search Your Dream Vehicle

Select Category

  • Bikes
  • Scooters
OR

Recent News

Pure EV Partners with OTO to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption
Published On : 23 September 2021 | 1 min read

Through this partnership, Pure EV and OTO plans to offer customers a plethora of features

Click here to Read More
Ola Electric Scooter Sale Crosses Rs 1100 Cr Mark in Just 2 Days
Published On : 17 September 2021 | 1 min read

Ola Electric will reopen the purchase window on November 1, 2021

Click here to Read More
Ola S1 and S1 Pro Electric Scooter Sale Begins Today
Published On : 8 September 2021 | 1 min read

Ola S1 and S1 Pro e-scooter comes with an EMI Plan starting at Rs 2,999 and Rs 3199 respectively

Click here to Read More
Yamaha RayZR 125 Hybrid & Street Rally 125 Launched in India
Published On : 7 September 2021 | 1 min read

Both the scooters will be available in 7 exterior colors which include 4 new shades

Click here to Read More
Simple One Electric Scooter Bookings Cross 30000 Mark
Published On : 20 August 2021 | 1 min read

Simple Energy launched its first-ever product - SImple One electric scooter at Rs 1.10 lakh in the country

Click here to Read More
 Vespa Launched Special Edition Scooter for its 75th Anniversary
Published On : 19 August 2021 | 1 min read

The limited-run 75th edition scooters are priced at Rs 1.26 lakh and Rs 1.39 lakh

Click here to Read More