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Oct 16, 2009

Garmin Expands Relationship With Suzuki, Provides Navigation To Grand Vitara, Sx4 And Equator Models

Garmin nuvi 765

Garmin International Inc. announced today that its automotive OEM division will provide an integrated navigation system for the new 2010 model year Suzuki Grand Vitara, Suzuki SX4 and Suzuki Equator. Expanding upon previous success, this new program will debut with the 2010 model year Grand Vitara – the most affordable SUV on the market that will include GPS as standard equipment. This is the second model year Garmin has been selected as standard equipment for the Suzuki SX4 Sport…

Oct 13, 2009

TomTom Releases TomTom XL 335S, With 4.3 Inch Touchscreen And Text To Speech

TomTom XL 335S

TomTom, the world’s leading provider of portable navigation solutions and digital maps, today announces a new addition to the world’s best-selling portable navigation device portfolio, the TomTom XL 335S. The new model incorporates a design that features a 4.3 inch touchscreen, text to speech, TomTom’s innovative IQ Routes™ Technology and Advanced Lane Guidance. The XL 335S has a recommended retail price of $239.95.

“The XL 335S offers first-class navigation at a competitive price point,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom Inc…

Sep 29, 2009

AT&T And Garmin Announce A New Mobile Navigation Era With Nüvifone, The Navigation Phone

Garmin Nuvifone G60

AT&T* and Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. today announced the Garmin nüvifone G60 will be available beginning October 4 only for AT&T customers in the U.S. in AT&T stores and online at

The nüvifone G60 provides one of the easiest-to-use location experiences available because it is the only phone to fully integrate the world’s best selling GPS navigator with voice, data and mobile web…

Sep 28, 2009

TomTom Unveils New Connected GPS XL 340S Live

TomTom XL 340S Live

TomTom, the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, today announces the newest addition to its GPS product line, the TomTom XL 340S LIVE. Following the success of TomTom’s LIVE Services on the premium TomTom GO range, TomTom brings LIVE Services to mid-range navigation devices with TomTom XL 340S LIVE. The connected portable navigation device provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: Local Search powered by Google, real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, TomTom Weather and QuickGPSfix™…

Sep 21, 2009

AVIC FEEDS - The First iPhone Application Integrated With Pioneer In-dash Navigation Systems

Pioneer AVIC-U310BT

Pioneer Electronics today releases its first iPhone® application created for use with Pioneer’s new AVIC-U310BT and AVIC-Z110BT in-dash navigation systems. Pioneer’s AVIC FEEDS App establishes a link between the Apple® and Pioneer products, letting iPhone owners find points of interest or search for destinations ahead of time on their phone and easily access them via Bluetooth® from their Pioneer navigation systems. This eliminates the need to jot down or manually enter address information into the Pioneer unit and allows drivers to receive convenient turn-by-turn voice guidance while still being able to use their iPhone for other purposes…

Sep 17, 2009

Alpine Debuts New 2-DIN Audio/Video/Navigation Solution With Built-In Bluetooth For $1,100

Alpine iXA-W407

Today’s consumers expect to integrate their favorite digital sources into their vehicle’s system. As a new solution for these consumers, Alpine today introduced the iXA-W407. The iXA-W407 is Alpine’s newest 2-DIN Digital Media Station, with optimized iPod®/iPhone® playback, large 7-inch touch screen and built-in Bluetooth™ powered by Parrot. Now shipping, the iXA-W407 is also available as a complete Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) package for $1,100, which includes the NVE-M300 GPS Navigation Drive. (See pricing and availability below for more details.)

Jul 30, 2009

Garmin Nüvi 1690 And Nülink! Connect Drivers With Relevant, Online Information

Garmin Nuvi 1690

Garmin International Inc. announced today the nüvi 1690, a portable navigation device (PND) with a built-in wireless module that lets customers tap into Garmin’s nüLink! service that provides direct links to certain online information like Google™ local search, traffic, weather, fuel prices, movie listings, flight status, local events, white page telephone listings and Ciao!™, Garmin’s exclusive location-based social networking system that connects multiple networks into a single portal for Garmin users. The U.S…

Jul 24, 2009

Garmin-Asus Nüvifone™ Available For Purchase In Asia

Garmin Nuvifone G60

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc., announced that the Garmin-Asus nüvifone G60 will go on sale in Taiwan on July 27, and in Singapore and Malaysia by the end of August. Also in August, the Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 will go on sale in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia…

Jul 13, 2009

Alpine Electronics Delivers New In-Dash Navigation Solutions

Alpine NVE-M300

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., the industry-leading manufacturer of audio and navigation solutions, today introduced the new NVE-M300 GPS Navigation Drive. This high-performance black box navigation module makes it easy to add turn-by-turn navigation functionality to Alpine’s iXA-W404 and IVA-W505 Audio/Video (AV) head units. Adding the NVE-M300 to these products results in two unique Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) solutions…

Jun 26, 2009

Garmin Expands Relationship With Motorcycle OEM And Launches New Product

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced it has expanded its relationship with BMW Motorrad and the companies have developed the next generation BMW Motorrad Navigator, the Navigator IV, a motorcycle-friendly GPS navigator that is based on Garmin’s zūmo™ 660. The BMW Motorrad Navigator IV takes the best of Garmin’s navigation technology and adds exclusive, BMW specific features such as a customized mount, preloaded BMW dealer database, unique audio and Bluetooth handling capabilities, and more…