Tata Motors today announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft India to redefine connected and personalized driving experiences for Indian buyers. With this move, the home-grown carmaker aims to leverage Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies that combine artificial intelligence (AI), advanced machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities on the global hyper-scale Azure cloud. These advanced technologies traverse the digital and physical worlds and create a highly personalized and safer driving experience across the digital life of a vehicle owner.
The first vehicle, based on this vision, will be unveiled onn 7th March at the Geneva International Motor Show 2017. The concept car will have Tata Motors’ unique user interface application and Microsoft-enabled functionality such as advanced navigation, predictive maintenance, telematics and remote monitoring features. Read – TaMo Futuro Sports Car Teased; Debut On 7th March
Commenting on the association, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors, said, “With the aim to develop innovative and technologically leading products that excite customers, we at Tata Motors, understand the need for a connected ecosystem that can integrate into the digital lives of customers. We are using Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies on Azure intelligent cloud to bring the digital lives of our customers into the cars they drive. Making the most of fast-paced innovation cycle that Microsoft has to offer, we will create a fully connected and seamless driving experience for our customers.”
Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India said, “We are excited to partner with Tata Motors as they embark on a new journey of innovation with Microsoft Azure cloud. Using IoT, AI and machine learning technologies, we will provide vehicle owners in India and across the world with a safe, productive and fun driving experience.”