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BMW Australia: Apple CarPlay subscription fee under consideration
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7th Feb 2018
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BMW Australia: Apple CarPlay subscription fee under consideration

BMW Australia is considering a subscription fee for Apple CarPlay, potentially following in the footsteps of its American counterpart. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2018 Bathurst 12 Hour, Lenore Fletcher, local communications boss for BMW, said the company was in discussions about making customers – who currently pay upfront to have CarPlay fitted – make yearly payments to use the service.
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BMW expands Australian availability of iDrive 5 infotainment upgrades
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3rd Nov 2016
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BMW expands Australian availability of iDrive 5 infotainment upgrades

The new fifth generation of BMW’s iDrive infotainment system is now available across more models, after previously being reserved for the flagship 7 Series limousine. Now offered across the majority of the Bavarian marque’s line-up, iDrive 5 brings a more app-based interface that is similar to a smartphone. The touchscreen capability fitted to 7 Series, X5 and X6 models also allows for direct interaction with the iDrive 5 interface.
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