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  • 12/22/08 11:47 am CST
    Corporate
    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, is disputing a Monday, December 22 report in the DigiTimes trade publication entitled, “Garmin expects to ship 18 million GPS PNDs in 2008.” The story contains a number of inaccuracies in both sales figures and product rollout schedules. “Black Friday sales from our customers were what we expected and gross margins remainmore...
  • 12/18/08 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    NextGen Transponder for the NextGen System

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received the FAA’s TSO-C166a authorization for the GTX 330 and GTX 33 transponders with 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (ES) transmission capabilities. Garmin is the first in the industry to receive TSO-C166a authorization for a general aviation transponder, and this newly certifiedmore...
  • 12/3/08 8:17 am CST
    Corporate
    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Sportmanship International AB (“Sportmanship”), the distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Sweden. The company is expected to be renamed Garmin Sweden AB and will retain its management, sales, marketing and supporting staff, consisting of approximately 28 people. Dr. Min Kao, chairman and CEO of Garminmore...
  • 11/17/08 4:00 pm CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the next generation of its BlueChart® g2 and BlueChart g2 Vision™ technology – giving boaters even more dimension and information to what is already considered the benchmark in marine cartography. “Garmin’s software developers and cartographers have created the mostmore...
  • 11/13/08 7:00 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ODA designation permits Garmin to conduct certain activities on behalf of the FAA, such as the authority to issue Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) approving installations of Garmin avionics inmore...
  • 11/3/08 5:00 am CST
    Automotive
    SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has strengthened its partnership with BMW AG, by offering two new navigation devices to enhance the already successful line of BMW Portable Navigation Systems. These Garmin devices are known as the Portable Navigation System Plus and Portable Navigation System Pro, and are available nowmore...
  • 10/30/08 4:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GPSMAP® 695 and GPSMAP 696, a new series of portable aviation navigation devices. As Garmin’s new flagship portable aviation product, the GPSMAP 696 incorporates the popular aviation features of the GPSMAP 496 while also adding new capabilities such as airways, electronic charts andmore...
  • 10/29/08 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced its GHP 10 Marine Autopilot system is now shipping to dealers and will be on display for the public at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Bahia Mar electronics tent, booth #1305). Garmin also introduced the GHC™ 10 Marine RF Autopilot Remote Control – giving boaters moremore...
  • 10/29/08 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) today announced third quarter results for the period ended September 27, 2008. Third Quarter 2008 Financial highlights: Total revenue of $870 million, up 19% from $729 million in third quarter 2007 Automotive/Mobile segment revenue increased 21% to $626 million in third quarter 2008 Outdoor/Fitness segment revenue increased 35more...
  • 10/13/08 5:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that it has launched improvements to its Fleet Management Interface (FMI) system to include highly requested features such as canned responses and messages, driver ID and driver status protocol. Garmin’s FMI service is integrated with leading mobile resource management companies to enable fleetmore...
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