Tata Motors and software major Microsoft on Thursday entered into a strategic partnership wherein the Indian automaker will leverage latter’s connected vehicle technologies.
These technologies bring together artificial intelligence (AI), advanced machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities on the global hyper-scale Azure cloud, to create a safer driving experience, according to a joint statement.
Tata Motors will unveil its first vehicle, incorporating AI, advanced machine learning, and the IoT capabilities, at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show on March 7, 2017, according to a company statement.
Microsoft is the biggest cloud infrastructure services vendor after e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.
“We are using Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies on the Azure intelligent cloud to bring the digital lives of our customers into the cars they drive,” Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors, said in the statement.