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(From Business Day (South Africa))
Byline: Benedict Maaga
High-beam is streetwise The BMW options bin features a number of interesting hi-tech items, but the question is do they have real value or are they just gimmicky, asks BENEDICT MAAGA ONE of the objectives of running our BMW 530d was to be able to, over a longer term, suss out some of the technological features that can easily be dismissed as gimmicky, or perhaps unnecessary. One of those we have specifically asked for is HUD (Head Up Display) and a new option on the 5-Series, High-Beam Assist, which is available in conjunction with the Xenon lights. Let's perhaps start with the second one, which is …