Shanghai OnStar has a new strategic partnership under its belt. The company announced its strategic partnership with Midea Group for the first cross-industry coalition of onboard telematics and smart household technology.
“The cross-industry collaboration in onboard telematics and smart household technology between Shanghai OnStar and Midea is the first of its kind in China. It will broaden the reach of onboard telematics and smart household technology to enhance the consumer experience,” Lynn Longo, managing director of Shanghai OnStar and the GM Global Connected Consumer, said.
As the automobile becomes a mobile internet platform, Shanghai OnStar and Midea Group to integrate onboard telematics expertise into the home to have control over what goes on when one is driving, and stationary.
Shanghai OnStar hopes its cloud-based onboard internet technology and Midea’s smart home tech can help both industries flourish into new areas previously untapped.
Further information was not revealed at this time, nor a timetable of implementation regarding the partnership.