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Old 12-02-2012, 03:45 AM
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Originally Posted by jhatmchsi View Post
No one would expect to buy a BMW with an engine or transmission that worked really well 99% of the time. Why should my expectations be any different from their nab system? All I ask is that they stand behind it, providing free updates until it does perform at an acceptable level. I agree that nab systems are not their forte. Maybe I am waiting for them to swallow their German pride and partner with Garmin to provide their customers with a system that performs as well as their mechanical systems do.

Garmin is a player in the aviation market, maybe the OEM auto realm is not considered profitable and with the penetration of portables, why bother.

Garmin and BMW motorcycles as well as Harley and Honda did co-brand some GPS products which were/are pretty pricy and work pretty well. When Garmin started adding in sat. Radio, MP3 player and weather radar the programming got funky at times but mostly they got it ironed out. Being a beta tester has its drawbacks.
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2013 550i Titanium Silver Metallic Dinan S3 , BMW F800ST, ML350
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