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BMW first with iPhone-enabled cars

Car maker to demo iPhone support next week

Apple's iPhone will be supported across a wide range of BMW vehicles in Europe, with the car manufacturer planning to show off examples at the Frankfurt Auto Show on 13 September.

iPhone support will be available in all Minis, and BMW Series 6, 5, 3, 1, and X5 cars, reports claim. These are already available to the US market and will be made available in Europe when the device ships here.

"In 2004, BMW was the first to integrate the iPod into BMW vehicles and have customers take full control of their music on the road. So it seemed only logical that BMW be among the first to ensure iPhone owners have the same ability to enjoy their music, plus the added benefits of Bluetooth hands-free calling across our model line," the company said.

BMW plans to present its range of iPhone-equipped cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show on 13 September.

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