This internet car in India gets first over-the-air software update
MG is one of the first in the automotive industry globally to provide free over-the-air software updates. After the update, customers no longer need to bring their cars all the way to the authorised service station for updating their infotainment system.
The internet car – MG HECTOR has received the first over-the-air (OTA) software update that adds new features such as Apple Car Play and enhances the overall user experience with technological enhancements. MG is one of the first in the automotive industry globally to provide free over-the-air software updates. After the update, customers no longer need to bring their cars all the way to the authorised service station for updating their infotainment system.
Starting today, customers of MG Hector’s Smart & Sharp variants will receive a notification on their touchscreen display to download the latest software update. The free update can be downloaded directly, just like smartphones, making it a ‘living car’.
An embedded sim card enables internet inside the MG Hector’s iSMART infotainment system. The carmaker will roll out the update to the cars in batches.
“As the pioneer of internet cars in India, MG Motor India has been at the forefront of technology leadership in the automotive space. With the first over-the-air update in the Indian automotive industry, we are redefining the in-car experience and will continue to delight customers with more updates in the future,” said Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India.
The kind of popularity that MG Hector is gaining among car lovers can easily be gauged by the fact that the SUV had received 36,000 bookings so far. MG (Morris Garages) Motor India had launched the Hector at an introductory price of Rs 12.18 Lakhs to Rs 16.88 Lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). It comes with 3 engine options - Petrol, Petrol Hybrid and Diesel. The petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmissions.
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