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  • 12/22/11 8:32 am CST
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has acquired Centro GPS, the distributor of Garmin’s automotive, outdoor recreation, fitness and marine products in Chile. Centro GPS will be renamed Garmin Chile and will continue operations at its current facilities located in Santiago, which employs approximately 25 associates. “We aremore...
  • 12/20/11 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the release of a new GTN 750 trainer app for the iPad 2. This trainer, downloadable from the iTunes Store, simulates the behavior of the GTN 750 system interface and provides pilots with a safe, on-the-ground environment to learn the basic operation of the system. “The iPad’s touchscreenmore...
  • 12/12/11 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Deliveries Begin in Europe

    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 European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics. With this validation, these avionics are certified and approved for installation in hundreds of makes and models ofmore...
  • 11/17/11 8:20 am CST
    Automotive

    Map Management Capabilities Prolong Internal Phone Storage, New Version also Includes an Option for Quarterly Map Updates and a New User Interface

    NAVIGON, a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today launched the second generation of its award-winning iPhone navigation app, NAVIGON 2.0 for iPhone. The new version completely redefines core elements of iPhone navigation, including a new and unique map management function and an in app purchase option for quarterly map updates, both not found in any other onboard navigation app. Also includedmore...
  • 11/2/11 5:30 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN - news) today announced third quarter results for the period ended September 24, 2011. Third Quarter 2011 Financial highlights: Total revenue of $667 million, down 4% from $692 million in third quarter 2010 with four segments posting growth: Outdoor segment revenue increased 5% to $95 million Fitnessmore...
  • 10/27/11 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the FR70 fitness watch – a sleek fitness watch plus workout tool that tracks users’ time, heart rate, calories burned and when combined with one of Garmin’s powerful accessories will track pace and speed. The FR70 is available in both a men’s and women’s version and its low profile design makes users forget it’s even there!“A lightweight, comfortable and stylish watch thatmore...
  • 10/25/11 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Garmin Fit™ for iPhone and Android – its first fitness app that lets users track metrics such as speed, pace, distance, time, calories and with the help of Garmin accessories displays heart rate and cadence. Garmin Fit also maps and automatically uploads workouts to Garmin Connect™. Garmin also introduces its ANT+™ adapter for iPhone allowing users to use their Garmin ANTmore...
  • 10/24/11 6:00 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 that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of Garmin’s Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP) and Iridium datalink in G1000-equipped King Air 200 and B200 models. These technologies offer pilotsmore...
  • 10/13/11 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it will showcase a breadth of intuitive user interfaces and technologies for aviation, marine and automotive navigation and infotainment systems during the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Oct. 16-20, in Orlando, Florida (booth #2015). The systems are proven designs that help reducemore...
  • 10/10/11 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Kelley to Retire, Veteran Team Takes Over

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Gary Kelley, its vice president of marketing, is retiring from the company at the end of the year.Kelley joined Garmin in 1992 as director of marketing, during which time he oversaw the development of Garmin’s global marketing, sales, support and advertising strategies in the early days of the company. His experience and enthusiasm for aviation led him to becomemore...
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