Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Google - Genius tie-up with BMW

It was only natural for car manufacturers to go down that route, but BMW wins the race, and by far!

So it's now official: "BMW is now the first auto manufacturer to offer Google local search straight from the in-dash nav system. You can look for Yellow Pages-type information like names and addresses of restaurants, hotels -- locate service stations, banks, supermarkets, cinemas and Apple genius bars -- and all of it right from your car."

It only works in Germany so far, but I'm pretty sure it will be a common feature in all cars really soon - Thumbs up, it's brilliant.

Read the full article here.

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