BMW i Connected Drive
BMW i is more than a car, it combines all concepts of all-electric cars for the daily use, innovative mobility services and it is a new understanding of the sustainability concept. The new developed BMW i Connected Drive services are an important part of this concept.
BMW i Navigation
BMW i Navigation and BMW I Connected Drive are linked together to make the driving of the BMW I vehicle easy, convenient and comfortable. The central piece of the BMW I navigation is the Range Assistant. It has a dynamic range map, it takes into consideration : battery charge level, driving style, traffic, conditions and topographic condition of the route. You can also optimize the ECO ROUTE on BMW servers using BMW Connected Drive. Traffic prediction is included and you will be given the best route in a really good time.
The concept displays the nearest charging station all the time. BMW i Navigation system take into consideration the public transportation, it is displayed on timetables and soon it will include the function to guide you to a free parking place.
BMW i Remote App
The BMW i Remote App for iOS or Android shows you the actual information on the status of your BMW i. It is the car location, range, the battery charge level, service messages and such information as if the doors are locked or the lights are off. The charging process can be initiated using the weekly timer and the air conditioning activated by remote control before a trip. The application gives the owner the right to see the Range map from the Remote App also. Destinations are also included. The BMW I Remote App measures the efficiency of each journey and gives tips on driving. The efficiency value of each journey can be anonymously shared with others and compared.