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BMW introduces ConnectedDrive Real Time Traffic Information

BMW introduces ConnectedDrive Real Time Traffic Information image

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BMW to get you out of a jam... literallyInformation

Nobody likes to get stuck in traffic, especially BMW drivers.

To sort through the mayhem on the motorway, BMW has released their first ever Real Time Traffic Information system, allowing BMW drivers to chart a route around congested areas.

BMW RTT

As a further benefit, BMW drivers can also view RTTI remotely when planning their routes within their BMW Routes website. The site can be accessed by any internet-enabled device.

Traffic information is presented on the navigation map by a color-coded system indicating how well traffic is flowing. The system provides superior accuracy as road networks can be divided into distances as short as 500m and the information is automatically updated every 3 minutes allowing the driver to actively monitor whether the traffic situation is improving or worsening.

So far, the system is available in Europe, and comes at no additional cost when customers order the BMW Professional navigation system and Bluetooth telephone preparation with telematics.