MUMBAI: SAIC Motor on Tuesday announced its association with HERE Technologies, which will lead location data and technology platform for its vehicles.
This technology is made to power the connected In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems of MG cars in India and several other global markets like South-East Asia, Oceania, Western Europe, Latin America and Middle East. The IVI will have HERE Traffic for real-time traffic information and other vehicle services like HERE Parking, HERE EV Charge Points and HERE Fuel Prices.
The MG mobile application i-SMART will have a set of IoT solutions to combine the value of the connected on-board IVI system and the MG mobile application. I-SMART will also utilize HERE’s mobile Software Developer Kit (SDK) to provide MG software developers a rich set of location features such as mapping, routing, geocoding and search, traffic, transit and navigation.
Tang ShengHao, Product Manager at SAIC, commented, “HERE Technologies provides MG with the core location data, services and mobile SDK that enable the development of high-quality, industry leading products in a short period of time”
Sammie Xi, Director Sales for Greater China, HERE Technologies, commented, “We are proud to be partnering with SAIC Motor on their journey to expand their MG line globally. With the integration of HERE’s services into SAIC Motor’s In-Vehicle Infotainment system, SAIC Motor can now offer their drivers a best-in-class experience powered by HERE’s connected vehicles services, ultimately making their journeys safer and more efficient.”


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