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  • 1/5/15 11:29 am CST
    Automotive

    New Navigation Features Make it Easier to Find Places and Follow Directions

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the 2015 nüvi Essential Series, the company’s first entry-level lineup of navigation devices with backup camera support. Every year, thousands of drivers get into accidents when reversing because they can’t see what’s behind their vehicle1. By adding a backup camera option to its value-priced navigators, Garmin makes this important technology accessible tomore...
  • 1/5/15 6:00 am CST
    Automotive

    New Devices Boast 5 and 7-Inch Glass Displays in Rugged Housing, Advanced Truck and Navigation Features only Available from Garmin

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced its most advanced truck navigators yet, the dēzl 570 and dēzl 770. The two new navigators feature large 5 and 7-Inch glass displays in a rugged housing that make it easy to see information at a glance, even on a large dashboard. Designed to assist truckers on the road in the best possible way, the dēzl devices add a range of new truck-specific features, such as easymore...
  • 10/2/14 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that Honda has selected Garmin as the navigation provider for future Civic and CR-V models in Europe, Russia and South America. Garmin’s award-winning navigation will be fully integrated into 2015 Honda Civic and CR-V in-dash infotainment systems. “We are delighted to partner with Honda to bring our navigation expertise to theirmore...
  • 9/3/14 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive

    New Automotive Navigators Available with 5, 6, and 7-Inch Multi-Touch Glass Displays

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the 2014 nüvi Advanced Series, combining 5, 6, and 7-inch multi-touch glass displays with premium Garmin navigation. The 2014 Advanced Series is the first nüvi line that comes with Foursquare venues to help users explore new and popular restaurants, stores and more. Additionally, Direct Access is amore...
  • 8/20/14 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive

    New Devices Combine Leading Garmin Navigation with the Flexibility of Android

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the fleetTM 660 and 670, two new fleet navigators that combine the simplicity of Garmin navigation with the unique customization options of Android. With the fleet 660 for local fleets and the fleet 670 for commercial truck fleets, service providers can introduce customized applications and value-more...
  • 6/17/14 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive

    App Includes Leading Garmin Navigation, In App Purchases Offer Additional Premium Features

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced víago, a new premium navigation app for Android™ and iPhone® starting at $1.99. Garmin víago offers advanced navigation features not available from free apps, guiding drivers through the most challenging situations with ease. The app comes with access to off-board maps for many regions around themore...
  • 4/28/14 3:20 am CDT
    Automotive
    KPN and Garmin-Asus, today announced KPN will *be the first operator in the Netherlands to sell the new Garmin-Asus nüvifone A10, a touchscreen smartphone running on the Android™ platform that is optimized for pedestrian and in-car navigation. The new A10 smartphone will be available for pre-order exclusively through KPN’s Dutch brands in May for delivery in July. Robbert Bakker, director of consumer mobile at KPN said, “We are pleasedmore...
  • 4/2/14 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 zūmo 590LM - a rugged motorcycle navigation system featuring a 5-inch touchscreen display that is glove-friendly, fuel-resistant and sunlight-readable. Zūmo 590LM boasts advanced navigation features and infotainment options to keep riders connected on the road. The portable navigator includesmore...
  • 2/23/14 8:00 am CST
    Automotive

    New App Integrates with Sony SmartWatch 2 for Walking Directions

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new navigation app for Xperia™ smartphones1 with an extension for Sony SmartWatch 2. The Garmin Xperia Edition features signature Garmin navigation features, helping drivers to reduce stress and save time on the road. Premium features include onboard maps, lane guidance, speed warnings, lifetimemore...
  • 1/7/14 6:00 am CST
    Automotive

    Showcase at CES 2014 Includes an Interactive Head-up Display (HUD) Interface and New K2 Infotainment Platform Developments

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it will showcase a range of new infotainment technologies for automakers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014. Designed to minimize distractions behind the wheel, Garmin will present an interactive head-up display (HUD) interface as well as new developments of its K2 infotainment platformmore...
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