Foreca Ltd announced that in October 2015, it signed an agreement with BMW AG to provide a premium weather service for BMW drivers in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Foreca provides the BMW Group accurate digital weather forecast data, which is delivered to the drivers via BMW´s ConnectedDrive Infotainment system. Drivers are able to assess the weather conditions both at their current location and at the final destination of their journey. Forecast data can be provided for any location in the world. There are several ways to access the weather information via BMW ConnectedDrive: It is shown on the navigation map and as an Infotainment widget with a detailed current day view and a 5-day outlook. Additionally, users can view weather radar images or play an animation to see where it is raining or snowing at that particular time.
Effective Date: October 30, 2015