BMW adapts to a changing view of driving with ReachNowMon, 18, Apr 2016
BMW's ReachNow will start as a classic point-to-point car-sharing service, with 370 vehicles — a mix of 3-series sedans, i3 electric cars and Mini Coopers — spread across central Seattle. Users reserve a car by smartphone, pick it up on the street, drive to their destination and then park on the street nearby.
You know where your pizza is, but your car?Mon, 04, Apr 2016
Dealership service departments have embraced a few relatively high-tech, customer-focused features, such as allowing customers to make their own service appointments online, but they lag what consumers are used to, say industry experts.
BMW launches app to help customers beat the trafficSat, 02, Apr 2016
BMW drivers will need to find other excuses besides traffic to justify lateness as the automaker starts a smartphone service that tells car owners the best time to leave on their journey.
Bigger plan behind Inrix Traffic appMon, 04, Apr 2016
Why would Inrix, the auto industry's dominant supplier of real-time traffic data, try to compete for the attention of smartphone users? Actually, it's not.