BMW Wins Global Car Manufacturer Award for BMW ConnectedDriveOrange County, June 23, 2010 — June 22, 2010 – Buena Park, Calif., – Shelly BMW of Orange County in Buena Park, is proud to confirm BMW of North America has received three awards at the 10th annual international Telematics Update Conference in Detroit, including the prestigious Global Car Manufacturer Award for BMW ConnectedDrive.
BMW of North America was also recognized for BMW’s Enhanced Automatic Collision Notification system (Best Embedded Telematics Service Award), developed in cooperation with the William Lehman Injury Research Center. Francis Dance, ConnectedDrive Services Manager for BMW of North America, received the Telematics Leadership Award (Individual).
“BMW’s award-winning safety features are what make a BMW model not only luxurious, but convenient and reliable,” said General Sales Manager, Brandon Goodermont. “BMW’s national praise, keeps Shelly BMW working hard to stay on top of high standards for our customers,” he said.
BMW ConnectedDrive is the name given to the collection of electronic systems designed to provide safety and connectivity to the driver and passengers of BMW vehicles worldwide. This comprehensive group of innovative technologies is divided into three main suites – Safety, Convenience and Infotainment. The Safety suite comprises BMW AssistTM, BMW’s award-winning Enhanced Automatic Collision Notification, Head-up Display, Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Active Cruise Control and BMW Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection.
The Convenience suite includes BMW Navigation with Real-time Traffic info.; BMW Search and MyInfo. (Google send-to-car); BMW TeleService; driver’s profile transferred via USB; Rearview Camera (now with Top View); Side-view cameras and BMW’s new Parking Assistant, parallel parking feature now offered on the all-new 2011 5 Series Sedan.
As one of the largest and fastest-growing BMW dealerships in the nation, Shelly BMW has served Southern California loyally for more than 15 years with some of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the automotive industry. For more information about Shelly BMW or the 2010 BMW 7-Series, visit us today at 6750 Auto Center Drive in Buena Park or shellybmw.com.
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