The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

NAVTEQ Supports BMW’s Automatic Warning System

February 15, 2008

CHICAGO – NAVTEQ has been working with BMW to develop software for the OEM’s new automatic system to warn drivers about vehicles travelling on the wrong side of the motorway, according to www.telematicsupdate.com.

NAVTEQ will also provide maps for the system, which gives an early warning that there is a vehicle potentially heading into oncoming motorway traffic, and can also warn nearby drivers equipped with traffic information systems.

Using this software, digital maps, and its own navigation system, the car automatically registers any movement in the wrong direction, sends the driver a visual and acoustic alarm, and simultaneously warns other motorists via WiFi or WiMAX. 

NAVTEQ’s road attribute data includes precise and detailed information on bends, ascents and descents, exits, speed limits, temporary speed restrictions, and even the number of lanes.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All
Sponsored by

Thomas W. Beasley was a past president of the National Auto Auction Association

Read more

Accident Costs Calculator

DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH REVENUE IT TAKES TO OFFSET FLEET ACCIDENT COSTS?
Use this calculator to see how much extra sales revenue your company needs to generate to make up for the profits lost as a result of fleet accidents.
Launch Accident Cost Calculator 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher