BMW, Daimler and VW sign up for smart traffic map to take on Google's Waze - and it will even be able to find you a parking space and show you live video of jams
German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first.
The Berlin-based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers share detailed video views of traffic jams or accidents, potential road hazards like fog or slippery streets, traffic signs including temporary speed limits and on-street parking.
BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen will all contribute data to the service,... read more
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