BMW to introduce emergency support system on its motorcycles

The first in-car emergency assistance system was perhaps GM's OnStar. More recently, Ford has a system on its EcoSport that does the same job. BMW had a similar system on its cars in Europe. Now BMW Motorrad is preparing to offer its Intelligent Emergency Call (IEC) system on its bikes from 2017.

The system uses a GPS to locate the motorcycle and includes a dedicated cellular connection that will be used to reach the BMW call centre. This call will start the ball rolling on getting rescue and help to the motorcylist.

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Published Date: May 10, 2016 03:10 pm | Updated Date: May 10, 2016 03:10 pm