Beginning mid 2018, Amazon Alexa will be incorporated into all BMW and MINI models. The cars will be equipped with an integrated SIM-Card, which makes the voice assistant available online at any time.
It has already been possible to check vehicle information or appointments via Alexa since 2016. BMW Connected users have been able to ask Alexa, for example, about the fill level of the BMW from home. Now, with the incorporation of Alexa into the vehicles, it’s possible to use the services known from home on the road as well.
Dieter May, BMW Group: “Voice had its place at BMW for years, now we are expanding it to a digital ecosystem […]”
Soon you’ll be able to ask Alexa about the movie theater program, listen to the most popular playlists or ask about the weather at your destination – all while driving.