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MG Motor teams up with para-athlete & Arjuna awardee Deepa Malik

Malik to be the voice of the personal AI assistant in its latest SUV - MG Astor.

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MUMBAI: MG Motor India has announced Paralympic athlete and Khel Ratna Awardee Deepa Malik to be the voice of the personal AI assistant in its upcoming SUV – MG Astor to deliver a unique voice experience to its consumers as it looks to disrupt the Indian automotive industry.

Called ‘The Woman on Wheels’, Deepa Malik has enlisted herself in the record books for several driving feats across deserts & mountains. The woman extraordinaire will humanise the voice of the personal AI assistant in the soon-to-be launched SUV MG Astor, it said in a media statement.  

Talking about the partnership, MG Motor India president & managing director, Rajeev Chaba, said, “At MG, we strive to consistently create exciting and meaningful experiences for our customers. In another first, we are introducing a personal AI assistant in MG Astor. Having Deepa Malik, a woman of many firsts, as a voice for Astor, is in line with our commitment to both community and diversity. Deepa is the epitome of women empowerment and her voice in Astor is a message for everyone to be unstoppable.”

Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman Paralympic medalist, said, “I am delighted to be the voice of the next MG SUV. I have closely followed MG’s journey in India, and I applaud their vision. MG has not only led the disruption in the automotive industry, but it has contributed to the empowerment of different sections of society. It is commendable that MG’s one-third of the active workforce is women. I am confident that MG will emerge as a champion with the industry-leading features of Astor.”    

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