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You can now purchase the Remote Engine Start feature in your BMW

BMW has just released a series of updates and new services for their vehicles. Along with the “Uneven Road Surface warning” feature, BMW owners can now add a series of other options to their cars by simply selecting them in the  ConnectedDrive Store. One of them is the “Remote Engine Start” feature which lets you …

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“Uneven Road Surface warning” coming to some BMW models

BMW announced today that vehicles equipped with Live Cockpit Professional (option code 6U3) and vehicle software 20-07 and newer will be able to use the new built-in Uneven Road Surface feature, which provides useful notifications on the Instrument panel or, in vehicles so equipped, the Head-Up Display. The notifications will depict whether you are encountering …

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BMW has battery contracts totaling more than $24 billion

BMW’s electric offensive is just getting started. And to achieve their sales goals, the Munich-based automaker needs a significant amount of battery cells. Currently BMW uses cells from multiple manufacturers, including Contemporary Amperex Technology, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI, and Northvolt AB. In an interview at the IAA Mobility show in Munich, BMW CEO Oliver Zipse …

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2021 IAA: MINI Urbanaut – Your Personal Lounge On Four Wheels

The 2021 IAA was all about the future of mobility; electrification, automation, digitization, Star Wars-iation. All of the “ations”. If you’re used to car shows with twelve-cylinder hypercars, the 2021 IAA would have probably been a bit of a culture shock, as there were no such cars on display. Instead, there were cars like this …

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