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2012-10-23 13:22

LOOKING FOR A PERFECT WORLD: Well, at least as far as traffic congestion goes. BMW believes it has some answers...

VIENNA, Austria - The ITS World Congress is the premier international exhibition for devices, technologies and services associated with intelligent traffic systems. This year’s exhibition hosts a total of 300 exhibitors.

The 2012 exhibition has the motto “smarter on the way” and has attracted all the key companies and innovators in this area.

The exhibitors cover all aspects of traffic systems, among them complex information and communication systems, advanced navigation and payment systems through to the areas of safety, ecology and electro-mobility.

The BMW Group is presenting innovations from BMW ConnectedDrive at the congress under the motto “BMW Urban Mobility”.

BMW ConnectedDrive is the BMW Group’s definition of Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) because BMW ConnectedDrive provides the occupants of the vehicle and the vehicle itself with an intelligent network to connect them with the outside world.

This network offers customers more safety, comfort and infotainment whether it is through driver assistance systems, navigation options or personalised entertainment and permits innovations for urban mobility that make interaction with city traffic safer, more efficient and more convenient.

The BMW stand has mobile phone applications and vehicle-based routing functions, safety systems and solutions for mobility on two wheels.


Here’s how BMW sees it as all working together to make commuting, shopping and simply getting around much easier through everybody working together.

Each of the reports below offers another possible solution to the mess that is city traffic around the globe. Help yourself...

Intermodal routing using the mobility assistant, with DriveNow & Co.

Strategic routing as a part of the urban navigation

Green all the way with the traffic light assistant.

Safe journey on the way to school with cooperative transponder technologies (Ko-TAG).

In an emergency – The enhanced emergency call from BMW Assist.

Comfort and safety for two-wheel drivers – The Urban Safety Concept (BMW C 650 GT) with BMW ConnectedRide.

The new BMW C evolution – The two-wheeler among BMW electric vehicles.

Parking with innovative mobility services of BMW i.

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