At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, BMW and Samsung unveiled a new partnership around the BMW i3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is the first of its kind to connect to BMW’s i3 electric vehicle.

The smartwatch keeps drivers connected with their BMW i3 at all times and also works efficiently to provide them with the assistance they need outside the car.

The Samsung Galaxy Gear with BMW i Remote App functions offers information on the battery charge and available range of the first all-electric premium model in the compact class, as well as any departure times that have been inputted.

BMW AG rep sat down with BMWBLOG to explain the features of the Samsung Galaxy Gear.