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2009-09-28 07:00:00

CONCORD, Mass. and DALLAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TomTom, the world's leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, today announces a new agreement with AT&T* to provide the wireless connection to the TomTom XL 340S LIVE, the first mid-range portable navigation device to feature Local Search powered by Google, real-time traffic information and TomTom Fuel Price Service. "TomTom is committed to delivering real-time information to drivers whenever they need...

2009-09-16 16:46:59

A man who followed bad directions from his satellite navigation device and got his car stuck on a 100-foot-high cliff was fined $1,470 by a British court. The Calderdale Magistrates Court in Halifax, England, was told Robert Jones, 43, was driving in the nearby town of Todmorden March 22 when his TomTom navigation system instructed him to drive down a dirt path leading to the cliff, The Sun reported Wednesday. Jones continued driving until his BMW became stuck on a fence at the brink of the...

2009-07-21 17:00:00

Raging price wars means more features for budget conscious GPS shoppers YONKERS, N.Y., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Garmin and TomTom GPS models continue to score high and provide the best overall packages in Consumer Reports recent tests of more than 90 GPS units. The top-rated Garmin Nuvi 885T ($600), earned excellent marks for destination/POI entering, use of controls, mount design, display and portability. The unit is loaded with features such as Bluetooth connectivity for...

2009-07-21 07:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic and navigation services, today announced the availability of INRIX Real-Time Traffic Flow for over 50,000 kilometers across 6 European countries and the roll-out of pan-European traffic flow by early 2010. INRIX traffic services are designed for integration with advanced navigation and traffic services on mobile and vehicle-based navigation systems and are deployed by customers including the Ford Motor...

2009-07-16 09:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic and navigation services, today announced the availability of INRIX Historical Traffic Speeds for Europe. Designed for use in routing and travel time applications for mobile and vehicle-based navigation systems, INRIX Historical Traffic Speeds encompasses accurate speed information for over 420,000 kilometers across roadway networks in Germany, France, the U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg. Expanded...

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2009-06-18 13:43:15

Homer Simpson, the star of the cartoon show "The Simpsons," is ready to guide you wherever you are going through TomTom's navigation services. Homer's voice can now be downloaded as a voice onto TomTom's navigation devices, including phrases like "Woo hoo!  You have reached your destination!" "At the end of the road, turn left, then take the motorway. Ah ha ha, he he. Woo hoo!" a sample audio clip says. However, you won't hear Homer's voice in Italian though. "We have only released the...

2009-06-18 09:00:00

INRIX Connected Services provide accurate real-time traffic and fuel prices for TomTom LIVE KIRKLAND, Wash., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information in North America, announced today that it has been selected by TomTom, the world's leading navigation solutions and digital mapping provider, as its strategic partner for TomTom LIVE real-time traffic and fuel price information in North America. INRIX delivers the traffic and fuel data for TomTom LIVE...

2009-05-20 12:30:00

Properly Outfit Your On-The-Go Devices in Your Car, Boat or RV PALO ALTO, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding your way around this summer just got a little easier. Supporting the meteoric rise of portable GPS and other mobile electronic devices being used in vehicles, Speck today unveiled seven new accessories designed with the travelling public in mind. The entire line is available at Target Stores and online at www.speckproducts.com and images are available at...

2009-05-11 03:00:00

LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 percent of European consumers are extremely interested in location-based vehicle-centric services like eCall, bCall, stolen vehicle tracking and real-time traffic information. However, they clearly indicate that the current price of such systems is more than they are willing to pay. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Manufacturers could still turn this market into a significant revenue stream though, with the aid of some...

2009-04-27 09:00:00

Mobile users now have free, instant voice-enabled access to local traffic KIRKLAND, Wash., Apr. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information, today announced it has been selected by Microsoft Corp. for the voice activated local search service, Live Search 411. The free mobile service now provides real-time traffic information including travel times, accidents and congestion information in addition to local business search, directions, weather and other services....