VIDEO From and BMW AG: BMW Plans to Extend 'Connected Drive' Portfolio

Oct 29, 2010, 04:15 ET from from ,BMW AG

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'Connected Drive' refers to BMW Group's portfolio of comfort, infotainment and safety features. The company now plans to extend its portfolio with new features such as the proactive driving assistant, which anticipates future driving situations and make optimum use of the car's kinetic energy, and the MINIMALISM Analyser, which gives customers feedback about how efficiently they are accelerating, how carefully they are braking in advance and how well they are changing gear.

Further features are camera-based pedestrian protection, active hazard breaking, emergency stop assistant, remote controlled parking, active PDC and Lateral Collision Avoidance. Available material includes soundbites as well as driving scenes and general views.

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