BMW’s iDrive to Get iPod Functionalities in 2011

German-based car manufacturer BMW is going to integrate iPhones and iPod Touches into the user experience of its automotives, starting 2011. They have indeed developed a brand new system that perfectly integrates with Apple’s iOS devices.

AutoBlog reports:

“In this case, work is nearly complete on you being able to control your iPod Touch (and, we’re guessing, your iPhone) and all of its applications using the same Apple interface on the car’s console screen.

Not only might it make navigation of your music files easier, but it would make any application you download for your iPod Touch immediately usable in your Bimmer. BMW doesn’t give much away in terms of how this all comes together, but does say that the feature will be available on BMW’s as soon as early 2011.”


We’ll keep you posted about our BMW iDrive review.

Maybe.

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