The deals highlight how Volkswagen is keen to retain its status as the largest foreign automaker in China even as government virus-busting measures decimate sales.
Current electric vehicle batteries typically last 100,000 to 200,000 miles.
The success of SAIC's Hector SUV this year helped Indian consumers change their perception of Chinese automobiles, providing a strong launchpad for Great Wall and Changan.
Both the cars left a strikingly contrasting impression on Skoda India's senior executive. He deleted his tweets later.
Apart from the seating set up, the 7-seater version of the SUV will not sport any major difference in terms of dimension.
The MG eZS will be launched in India by the end of this year and subsequently be launched in some other markets like the UK, Germany, Australia, Thailand & Middle East coinciding with the Indian launch.
As China and other countries place more restrictions on conventional gasoline and diesel engines, auto companies have accelerated the shift to electrification.
The partnership with both tech giants involves incorporating tracking, security and navigation amongst many other features in MG Motor India vehicles.
While it won't be easy for MG Motor's C-Segment SUV in India, our experience shows they have some really good products in their portfolio.
These start-ups will get mentoring and assistance with market access for their domain-transforming ideas.
China will remove foreign ownership caps on companies making fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in 2018.
Beijing's move is an important step as China looks to bolster its position in the global race for autonomous vehicles.
The joint venture has already received the necessary regulatory approval and will begin large-scale production in the second half of this year.
The company registered an overall growth of 6.8 per cent compared to 6.49 million vehicles sold in the year-ago period.
MG Motor India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China's largest automaker SAIC Motor Corp that owns the brand, aims to launch its first product in 2019 and follow it up with another a year later.
The China based SAIC company will launch the MG cars in India by 2019 and will have a fully-owned car manufacturing plant in the country.
China's domestic automakers SAIC and Geely are launching new models and marketing strategies to challenge better-known foreign brands in the world's largest car market.
SAIC has signed a term sheet to evaluate buying the plant but the deal is subject to General Motors securing all government approvals and settling pending labour issues.
A subsidiary of China's top carmaker SAIC Motor Corp plans to acquire certain General Motors manufacturing assets in India, a filing with the country's competition watchdog showed on Friday.
Several foreign carmakers like GM, Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor have struggled to ramp up sales in India.