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A new video demo by the Senior Engineer of the BMW Technology Group demonstrating the newest ConnectedDrive feature - BMW Apps (6NR option). Rob Passaro runs through the main features - integrated Web Radio, Facebook, Twitter, iPod, and Pandora functions. Video inside.
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Some interesting BMW transmission development news comes via Automobile and Autoblog from the just concluded BMW Innovation Days in Munich. BMW is said to be currently developing a smart new 8-speed automatic transmission (with technology dubbed "Foresight") which will know to downshift prior to the car entering corners or engaging ... CONTINUED
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Literally one highlight about the just announced BMW 6-Series Coupe are the Adaptive LED headlights. Available as optional equipment for the 6-Series Coupe, horizontal LED ribs positioned in the centre of the light rings are used as light sources for both low beam and high beam. Squared-off LED angel eyes ... CONTINUED
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For the first time following the launch of MINI Connected, the BMW Group is now also offering select iPhone applications for integrated use in a BMW. This capability sees the already extensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive features enhanced by a function hitherto unmatched by the competition. With this offer, BMW ... CONTINUED
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Dependable and accurate against traffic congestion: BMW ConnectedDrive presents a new generation of traffic information. Denser coverage for road networks in several European countries, more detailed information, more frequent updating, optimised re-routing recommendations - BMW Navigation System Professional with Real-Time Traffic Information (RTTI) from BMW ConnectedDrive will be available in ... CONTINUED
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BMW of North America and NVIDIA today announced a partnership that puts NVIDIA GPUs in navigation and vehicle-information systems across all next-generation BMW cars worldwide. NVIDIA GPUs will power BMW's in-car navigation systems to deliver vivid graphics with detailed terrain models, landmarks and a stunning new interface. NVIDIA processors will be ... CONTINUED
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The BMW Connected app features in-car access to webradio, facebook, and twitter integration (see 1-series LCI video featuring this HERE), as well as iPod integration featuring Apple's custom iPod navigation interface for the BMW iDrive screen. You can also use the app to attain certain car information such as remaining ... CONTINUED
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Ever wonder how the BMW's Navigation System compares to other systems? Cars.com undertook a comparison of the BMW Navigation against the Nissan G37 and Acura TSX. Which NAV took top honors? Check out the results inside.
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A new BMW interface for controlling the iPhone and iPod Touch is coming! BMW will soon be utilizing the new iPod-OUT feature of Apples new operating system (iOS4) for these devices. Future BMW owners will be able to use the infotainment system to display and control iPhone/iPod Touch ... CONTINUED
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Pathfinder from BMW. Intelligent and networked microNavigation for destinations not yet covered in current systems or only with incomplete coverage.Just imagine that you are on your way to BMW Welt and you know that you have to get your tickets for the guided tour through the ... CONTINUED
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BMW of North America, LLC today introduced a personalized smartphone application for its Roadside Assistance service in the United States. BMW Roadside Assistance is included as part of BMW Ultimate ServiceĀ® with every new and Certified Pre-Owned BMW model, and is also available as a per-year subscription for older models. ... CONTINUED
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Roadside, the group handling BMW roadside assistance, will be making their roadside assistance smartphone app available on April 8, 2010. Once the user is registered, the VIN, GPS Coordinates and type of service requested is electronically transmitted to a roadside call center. This has the potential to reduce the call ... CONTINUED
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