Tata Motors' future vehicles to use Microsoft's technologies
Automobile major Tata Motors on Thursday entered into an agreement with Microsoft India to use its connected vehicle technologies in its future vehicles.
According to Tata Motors, its future vehicles will be equipped with features such as advanced navigation, predictive maintenance, vehicle centric services, remote monitoring, external mobile experiences and over-the-air updates.
The automobile firm elaborated that the advance features will be powered by Microsoft's Azure cloud and connected vehicle technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), advanced machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
"With the aim to develop innovative and technologically leading products that excite customers," Guenter Butschek, Chief Executive and Managing Director, Tata Motors was quoted as saying in a statement.
"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."
The automobile company disclosed that the first vehicle showcasing the vision for these enhanced driving experiences will be unveiled at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show on March 7, 2017.