Automaker BMW announced that its new Digital Key Plus, which uses ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, will launch with the upcoming BMW iX for the Apple iPhone. It replaces the common RFID key fob for the vehicle. Apple’s U1 chip also supports ultra-wideband positioning, so the BMW iX and iPhone have the ability to determine each other's precise location once they are in close proximity.
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German automaker BMW also has big plans to build electric vehicles, which is no secret. On Wednesday, the automaker revealed its new fully-electric iX SUV aimed at luring buyers away from Tesla. The electric iX will enter a fast-growing field of new battery-powered SUVs from Audi, Ford Motor Co, General Motors and others.
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