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BMW could make features like heated seats, adaptive cruise into subscription-based add-ons

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BMW just announced a couple different tech initiatives. One is a software update for iDrive 7.0 that will be sent out wirelessly to BMWs equipped with that infotainment software. The second is an expansion of its ConnectedDrive Store, and it’s this second announcement that will likely draw criticism from future BMW buyers.

Why, you ask? Well, we’re sure you all remember the Apple CarPlay subscription method debacle. For a couple years, BMW forced buyers to pay a continuous fee for access to Apple CarPlay in its vehicles, whereas every other car company either made it free or charged upfront like a regular option on a car. BMW has since ended this subscription program and made Apple CarPlay standard on every new car, mostly because everybody yelled loudly enough about it. 

This same model is making a return, but instead of CarPlay, BMW has announced its

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Petersen Automotive Museum features Tesla Cybertruck this June

If you think that the Tesla Cybertruck deserves to be displayed in a museum, then look no further. Petersen Automotive Museum is now showcasing this super futuristic truck from June 20 until June 26. 

Marking its first-ever appearance since its introduction last November, Tesla is giving visitors an up-close look at Tesla’s first venture in electric pickup trucks.

One significant difference seen in Tesla’s Cybertruck is the change in the traditional pickup truck design. Unlike the common rectangularly-shaped cab and bed you’ll see on the road, the truck’s unconventional shape looks more of a cross between a Mars rover wrapped with an angular exoskeleton.

Tesla Cybertruck
Tesla Cybertruck

This sudden detour in pickup design isn’t half-hearted. It’s enough to make people take a double turn and give scathing criticisms of ginormous proportions.

Still, there’s a reason for its unconventional appearance. Musk was once quoted in Teslarati saying how trucks have been the

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