To be able to use BMW CarData your service partner need to make use of BMW CarData. This requires a technical system link to BMW CarData. As soon as this has been installed, third parties can request release of your telematics data. The portal for third parties explains in detail how this works. Please direct your workshop to the following portal: https://aos.bmwgroup.com/
With Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) you will receive information on the location and the duration of traffic incidents, almost in realtime. Among others, this Information comes from GPS-Velocitydata of other mobile devices and road users. This enables you to profit from reportings on the current traffic situation on highways, expressways, rural roads and important innercity roads. Provided a traffic incident is detected, or following you confirmation in the navigation system, you are efficiently redirected in order to reach your destination as soon as possible.
A European law for the introduction of a mandatory EU eCall in all new vehicle types as of 31.03.2018 was adopted by the EU Council and the EU Parliament in April 2015. Accordingly, effective 31.3.2018 BMW Group will implement a 112-based eCall in-vehicle systems in all vehicles that need a new type approval from 03/2018 onwards
With the service news on your personal fields of interest can be displayed in the vehicle. Receive selected news from blogs, websites or from certain news magazine areas. You can select up to 20 different news feeds at once. In order to do so access the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal and select "Remote Cockpit" then "Control" and "New Newsfeed" and enter the internet adress of the newsfeed in the line "URL". Following this, select a name for the newsfeed and press "Save".
For BMW ConnectedDrive Services the vehicle's pre-installed SIM-card is used. Before the vehilce is delivered to you the SIM-card and your ordered BMW ConnectedDrive Services are already activated. You can therefore use all BMW ConnectedDrive Services you have ordered and do not require personalization upon reception of your BMW. Services that do not require personalization include the Intelligent eCall, BMW TeleServices, Concierge Service, Real Time Traffic Information, Internet, Online Entertainment and many BMW Online applications. All personalization and vehicle settings can be made in the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal. Once the settings are active you can use the Remote Services or configure your e-mail accounts for BMW Online Office, for example. If you purchase additional services in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store you are able to use most of these services immediately after ordering them. Some services, such as Remote Services, must be activated in the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal prior to use.
The colour indicators are determined by using various components, such as the number and the speed of vehicles that are located in a certain area. The calculation of travel times is carried out on the basis of the respective road category as well as delaying factors such as traffic lights.
First select the vehicle to which you wish to send a message in the "My Info" menu. In the next step, write a message and send it. Alternatively, you can also send a point of interest to your vehicle. Enter your search term and select the desired destination.
It is your decision whether to select the detour recommendation made by RTTI and it is accepted manually. In order to do so, go to "Navigation" select "Map". Under the menu point "Traffic Information", "Detour" all recommended detours can be seen. By activating "Dynamic Route Guidance" all detour suggestions are automatically accepted. The symbol "Detour" will be displayed in grey if no detour suggestions is available oder if no route guidance is not activated.
The free-standing value gives the figure for the last journey. The comparison chart shows the average values of your own BMW i against those of the BMW i community. There is only one average value for your own vehicle. To provide a better basis for comparison, there is an upper and a lower limit within the community.
Provided other road users need help quickly, you are able to acitvate the manual eCall yourself. Using voice connection the current GPS-Data of your vehicle is transmitted to the BMW ConnectedDrive Emergency Call Centre. The automatic eCall transmits the exact GPS-Data as well as the direction of travel of your BMW. Additionally, the BMW ConnectedDrive Emergency Call Center will receive your vehicle identification number and then colour of your BMW. From September 2008 onwards additional information such as the activation of the airbag, the impact side, the number of passengers and, dependant on the model, a potential roll-over of the vehicle are also transmitted. Based on this information fast and specific help can be provided.
BMW Car Data refers to so called telematics data that is sent by your vehicle to BMW servers and saved there in line with BMW ConnectedDrive Services. You are able to allow third parties to access BMW Car Data. You can revoke this access grant at any time. A Car Data archive can be requested at any time.
From the "Hub" tab, select "Dealers and Bookings". This will display a map and list of BMW dealers near you. Select a dealer to view more information about that location and to schedule a service appointment (only available in certain markets).