BMW is testing in-car food ordering with food delivery app Olo. Olo makes online ordering software for restaurants. The test will allow people to order food through the infotainment systems in their vehicles. The plan is that car owners will pre-configure (before they start driving) their infotainment dashboards to transmit food orders while driving. BMW says that vehicles made since 2015 have this capability.
Two years ago, General Motors introduced the GM Marketplace. The goal was to allow owners of GM vehicles to press a button and order items from Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Wingstop and other restaurants. GM also indicated that people could order coffee, make reservations, or shop while driving. [Read more…]