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BMW ConnectedDrive app connected to Blink Network & smart charging

P90152596-the-bmw-smart-charging-app-helps-bmw-i-customers-to-easily-identify-the-best-rates-and-times-to-char-599pxBMW has updated its app with best charging times for the best prices along and also offers locations of public charging stations.

The new BMW Smart Charging App makes it possible for BMWi customers to charge at times with the best rates saving as much as $400 a year. BMW claims it is the “first” automotive manufacturer to offer this automated and fully integrated functionality.

DriveSync synchs to open cloud

drivesyncIntelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS) unveiled the next generation of the DriveSync connected car platform, which now includes open cloud based architecture.

DriveSync platform now allows automotive ecosystem partners, any vehicle built after 1996 with an OBD-II ports can use connected car services using IMS plug-and-play technology with the DriveSync platform.