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      04-19-2011, 12:24 AM   #1
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BMW has launched the BMW Evolve App, an iPhone app which is a virtual electric vehicle simulator which uses data from your current driving habits to help determine if a BMW ActiveE or an upcoming BMW all-electric vehicle will be right for you.

The program uses the iPhone's GPS to track your driving habits and distances and lets you charge virtually as you would with a real electric vehicle.

The data you collect will not only help determine if you're ready for a BMW EV, but can also collect and submit info to BMW which will help the company engineer the next generation of BMW EVs.

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      04-19-2011, 08:46 AM   #2
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      04-19-2011, 08:54 AM   #3
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seems like every app nowadays wants to know exactly where i am and what i'm doing at all times. patiently gathering information until the day they become self aware and enslave us all!
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      04-19-2011, 09:39 AM   #5
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im playing with the app right now. pretty cool
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Dear Sir,

It appears you often enjoy driving at speeds faster than the EV will achieve. Enjoy your combustion engine and remember to choose BMW!
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every damn news app and map-related apps require my location, and now even BMW wants it?

jesus, not that I have anything to hide but the every MNE in this world is soon going to know exactly where I am at all times.
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every damn news app and map-related apps require my location, and now even BMW wants it?

jesus, not that I have anything to hide but the every MNE in this world is soon going to know exactly where I am at all times.
fortunately since there is so much data, no one cares to track people with it. However, it would be a problem if a personal grudge from an app developer was to come into play.

With all this data, the app user should be anonymized just like medical data, however there is not yet a scare worthy of implementing this.
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Do you view driving as a pleasureless chore?

Are you seeking the most efficient appliance to get you from point A to point B?

Do you constantly wish for an upmarket Prius alternative?

Download this app now!
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oooo, i notice at the end it says "ultimate driving machine"

yay
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Imagine if some one here really does get one...

Then BMW see's it at an auto-x every weekend...or at the drag strip..

imagine what the "map" would look like...

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Interested! But the thought is... who are the companies creating these tracking apps? CIA? FBI? ATF? CNN? ABC? FOX? KGB? KKK? BET? CSPAN? NGO? or WHO?... Well I guess its like walking through the Airport Check point and the freaking scanner is taking pictures of my man sack!! Lol!! Ok got off on a tangent!! Nevertheless, who has asked the question requiring background info on the app requester? Or simple don't get the apps if you don't want to play the game//... OK I'm confused now!!!
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Electric car discussions on V8 forum!! This is like discussing cocktail recipes in an AA meeting
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Electric car discussions on V8 forum!! This is like discussing cocktail recipes in an AA meeting
It shpuldnt be like that. But unfortunately it is.
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Dear Sir,

It appears you often enjoy driving at speeds faster than the EV will achieve. Enjoy your combustion engine and remember to choose BMW!
nice! here's mine:

Dear Sir,

Our EV cannot achieve the tail slides you've exhibited. We would like to recommend you the M5.
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