DETROIT — After five years of developing strictly prototypes of driver information systems for several automakers, supplier CAA AG of Filderstadt, Germany, wins its first contract for a production vehicle. BMW AG will apply CAA software to its simplified driver information system for the new flagship 7-series sedan, arriving later this year. BMW first asked CAA in 1996 if its visualization software could serve as the backbone for driver information systems of the future. At the time, CAA ...

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