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The front end grill of a new BMW X4 M40i SUV is on display at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

(Bloomberg) — BMW wants customers to keep their eyes on the dashboard instead of their smartphones.

The luxury-car maker is pushing back against tech competitors with a digital helper that lets drivers locate a nearby restaurant with free tables, book seats and find the best route there. The cloud-based BMW Connected service, which will also include applications such as home-heating remote control, will be available in the next few months, Dieter May, head of the manufacturer’s digital services and business models unit, told reporters Monday in Munich.

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