British drivers have blindly following their navigation systems before, but Robert Jones took it to the extreme, driving his BMW 5-series down a rocky path before a fence barely stopped his plunge off a cliff. »
unholy technological tour-de-force iDrive continues to get additional impressive features. This time around, iDrive is going super-customizable with unique screensavers, backgrounds, sound effects. Of particular interest, via iDrive users will now be able to make performance tweaks like adjusting engine boost… »
Remember BMW's ConnectedDrive—the service that gives your in-car information system access to Google Local Search and pairs it up with the navigation system? BMW is taking it one step further by no longer limiting what you can and cannot access with ConnectedDriv, meaning you will be able to browse all of the porn… »
With Lieberman out trying to wring a straight flush from three of a kind, today's Question of the Day comes from frequent tipster Sean.
Gabe and his MINIons over at Motoring File are convinced the next Mini Cooper will be fitted with BMW's iDrive interface, which has been the victim of more negative column inches than "Ishtar," "Waterworld" and Lindsay Lohan's dad combined. Interface geeks that we are, Jalopnik's complaints about iDrive have been directed… »
Looks like gadget creep is starting to effect luxury cars' quality ratings. As CNET reports, JD Power's Initial Quality survey has begun tracking usability of cars' insides. What they found is that advanced technology systems, like BMW's iDrive, Mercedes's COMAND and Audi's The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, are confusing … »