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Jan 7, 2014

Alpine Debuts 9-Inch X009 AVN System For Trucks and SUVs

Alpine X009

Alpine has shattered all previous notions of what can be done in the dashboard with the debut of the largest Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) system in the North American aftermarket. The X009 system will be unveiled today at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place Jan. 7-10, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Two years ago, Alpine introduced the groundbreaking INE-Z928HD AVN system with an 8-inch WVGA screen, the only one available for the aftermarket AVN system throughout 2012 and 2013…

Jan 7, 2014

Alpine Announces New 8" And 7" AVN Systems

Alpine INE-Z928HD

New Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) systems from Alpine debuted today at the 2014 International CES, taking place Jan. 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The AVN systems are available in four screen sizes.

Two years ago, Alpine introduced the largest aftermarket AVN system available in North America, the INE-Z928HD. The matching Perfect F.I.T. (Factory Integration Technology) dash kit solutions offered professional, factory-finish dash trims to complement the 8-inch monitor. This year, the company is introducing the X008U, which is the second generation of the 8-inch AVN system. The X008U is compatible with the existing Perfect F.I.T…

Jan 3, 2014

TomTom Announces Completely Redesigned GO Range

TomTom GO

TomTom today has set a new standard of navigation with the launch of its all new TomTom GO range in the United States and Canada. The completely re-designed Portable Navigation Device (PND) reinvents how drivers use navigation with its new map and traffic-centric interface.

The new TomTom GO series comes with TomTom Traffic. TomTom’s world-class traffic information pinpoints exactly where delays start and end, helping drivers to get to their destinations faster on a daily basis. Drivers can connect to TomTom Traffic via their Smartphone by simply downloading the free TomTom MyDrive mobile app…

Jun 6, 2013

Rand McNally Foris 850 Now Available For $400

Rand McNally Foris 850

Rand McNally today began shipping its first handheld/bike mounted outdoor GPS device for hiking, biking, geocaching and more. Leveraging its experience and content in the outdoor marketplace, Rand McNally's Foris 850 comes loaded with millions of miles of high-quality street and trail maps, a sturdy bike mount, and an easy-to-use interface with on-device help.

Announced at the Outdoor Retailer show, Winter Market, the Foris 850 has been in beta testing and reviews by outdoor enthusiasts since January…

Mar 21, 2013

Rand McNally Unveils IntelliRoute TND 520 GPS Device For Trucks

Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 520

Today at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show, Rand McNally unveiled its new IntelliRoute TND 520 connected GPS device for professional drivers. The TND 520, which includes a new ruggedized case, Lifetime Maps, and a host of new features, will be available for sale starting in May.

The new 5-inch device includes Wi-Fi connectivity* that enables a number of new real-time data services, most of which will be standard on the device without any subscription fee…

Feb 14, 2013

TomTom Rider Navigation Device For Bikers

TomTom Rider

TomTom today introduces TomTom Rider, a new portable navigation device created especially for bikers. Based on feedback from the motorcycle community, TomTom Rider has been designed to give bikers the ability to choose the type of route they want to ride - from the fastest to the most scenic to their own personalized route.

Bikers can easily create and then upload their personalized routes direct to their TomTom Rider device. By downloading Tyre® interactive software, bikers can search, create and edit their own routes on a PC…

Jan 23, 2013

Rand McNally Unveils Foris 850 Handheld GPS

Rand McNally Foris 850

Expanding its presence in GPS navigation with units designed specifically for the outdoor marketplace, Rand McNally today unveiled its new Foris handheld device at the Outdoor Retailer show. The company also showed off its latest GPS for RVs and campers, the RVND 7720.

Built for hiking, biking, geocaching, and other outdoor activities, the Foris 850 is "trail ready" with millions of miles of high-quality street and trail maps, a sturdy bike mount, and an easy-to-use interface with on-device help – all included. The Foris 850 has a suggested retail price of $399…

Jan 8, 2013

JVC's 2013 Navigation Units Feature Smartphone Integration And HD Radio "Active Alerts"


JVC today unveiled the new KW-NT310, KW-NT510HDT, and the KW-NT810HDT navigation units for 2013 which offer much more than responsive route directions but also enable the driver simultaneous access to enhanced features including HD Radio Active Alerts, iHeartRadio’s, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s all-in-one digital radio service, “My Stations” feature and extended compatibility with internet streaming radio services for Android phones…

Jan 8, 2013

Alpine Introduces 2013 Audio/Video/Navigation System Lineup

Alpine INE-Z928HD

Alpine is expanding its audio-video-navigation (AVN) system lineup by offering the systems in three different screen sizes. They will be displayed at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place Jan. 8-11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

In 2012, Alpine introduced the groundbreaking INE-Z928HD AVN system with an 8-inch WVGA screen; the largest screen available for the aftermarket. For 2013, Alpine’s AVN system lineup welcomes the addition of two new products, the INE-W927HD with a 7-inch screen and the INE-W940 with 6.1-inch screen. Rounding out the lineup is the INE-S920HD with a 6.1-inch screen, which continues from 2012…

Jan 8, 2013

Pioneer Launches New In-Dash Navigation Receivers Enhanced With iPhone 5 Connectivity

Pioneer AVH-X8500BHS

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today launched three new in-dash navigation systems, AVIC-Z150BH, AVIC-X950BH and AVIC-X850BT, that combine advanced route guidance, multimedia entertainment and smartphone connectivity functions…

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