BMW has launched a parking App that is available in English or German at Appleâ€™s App store. The software shows remaining time on the parking meter and has a navigation utility that points the way back to the car. In addition, the App tells the user when itâ€™s time to start heading back to his Read More..
BMW and the city of Duesseldorf are trying to reduce traffic congestion through the use of intelligent navigation systems and different traffic management. The German premium-car maker is fully aware that the use of in-car navigation systems can actually increase traffic congestion in major metropolitan areas. That is because drivers, using navigation to avoid a Read More..
BMW has the best traffic-sign recognition systems, according to a test by Germanyâ€™s largest auto club, the ADAC. The testers compared systems on a BMW 740d, a Mercedes S 500 CGI, an Audi A8, an Opel Insignia and a VW Phaeton. BMW won the comparison, both in recognizing traffic signs and in projecting them on Read More..
BMW is getting ready for series production of no-emission vehicles in Germany. The premium-car maker is investing 400 million euros in a plant in Leipzig in eastern Germany to build its Megacity Vehicle. â€œThe production of the Megacity Vehicle in Germany is a clear commitment by BMW to Germany as a high-tech location,â€ BMW CEO Read More..
Social networks have become a matter of course for the Facebook generation. And companies in the auto industry are working hard to establish a presence in the world of Web 2.0. New communication initiatives are essential, both to make contact with young talent and to connect with a new generation of car buyers. Since July Read More..
Klaus Draeger began his career as a scientific staff member at the university before earning his PhD. In 1985, he joined BMW as a trainee in the manufacturing area. He passed through various posts at the German premium carmaker, including manager of purchasing for special models. In the second half of the 1990s, Draeger was Read More..