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  • 1/4/11 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it is entering a new market – personal and property tracking – with the introduction of its innovative GTU 10 GPS locator and web-based Garmin Tracker™ service for computers, smartphones and compatible Garmin nüLink devices. GTU 10 will be showcased in the Garmin booth (South Hall #35831) at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.“For more than 20 years, Garmin hasmore...
  • 1/4/11 6:00 am CST
    Automotive

    Garmin rolls out new smartphone application lineup at 2011 Consumer Electronics Show

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced its first turn-by-turn navigation app for iPhone, StreetPilot, as well as its full lineup of new smartphone applications for both iPhone and Android. Garmin's new mobile applications -- including StreetPilot for iPhone, Garmin Tracker, myMechanic, and My-Cast Lite -- will be on display in the Garminmore...
  • 11/2/10 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 today that its automotive OEM division will provide a connected and integrated navigation package for the 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara and SX4 models, including the SX4 Crossover, SX4 Sport and SX4 SportBack. The new navigator provides wireless online information like Google™ local search, traffic, weather,more...
  • 10/26/10 12:30 am CDT
    Automotive
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357) today announced a strategic decision to alter their current co-branded business model for location-centric mobile handsets. The two companies will not introduce any new co-branded handset models going forward, but will continue to sell and support models that have already been introduced to the market. ASUS will design and manufacture new models of ASUS-branded mobile phones, some of which will include preloaded Garminmore...
  • 9/10/10 9:42 am CDT
    Automotive
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357), today announced that the Garmin-Asus A50 will be available in Canada through Videotron, Canada’s newest mobile network provider. The Garmin-Asus A50 is a sleek, full-touch 3G smartphone with a large 3.5-inch screen integrated with Garmin’s robust navigation experience for fast and reliable, on-more...
  • 9/2/10 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 the nüLink! 1695 – a 5-inch touchscreen portable navigation device (PND) that connects drivers with relevant, online information from Garmin’s nüLink! service, including links to online information like Google™ Local Search, traffic, weather, fuel prices, flight status, and other real-time, location-more...
  • 9/2/10 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 two new series of budget-friendly nüvi personal navigation devices. The nüvi 2200 and nüvi 2300 families feature multi-stop route planning, route previews and innovative nüRoute technology with trafficTrends™ and myTrends™ to make the daily commute or vacation travel easier than ever. “more...
  • 8/29/10 7:00 pm CDT
    Automotive
    Telecom New Zealand and Garmin-Asus today announced that the A10 will be available on August 26 for Telecom New Zealand customers. The Garmin-Asus A10 has one of the easiest-to-use location experiences available because it integrates the world’s best selling Garmin GPS navigator with the power of the Android smartphone system. Telecom NZ Devices Manager Dean Pointon says, “The Garmin-Asus A10 is a fantastic device for Newmore...
  • 8/25/10 8:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 1.25 million nüvi personal navigation devices (of which approximately 796,000 units were sold in the United States) that contain batteries manufactured by a third-party supplier within a defined date code range and that have a specific printed circuit board (PCB) design. Garmin has identified potential overheating issues when the third party supplier’s batteriesmore...
  • 7/26/10 3:00 pm CDT
    Automotive

    Garmin-Asus Announces the A50, Launching Exclusively with Optus

    SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357), and Optus today announced a smartphone designed for those looking for a true ‘all-in-one’ navigation experience to help make sense of life’s twists and turns. The Garmin-Asus A50, available exclusively in Australia to Optus customers from today, is designed to provide a user-friendly, intuitive and consistent mobile navigation experience for consumers.The Garmin-Asus A50 bringsmore...
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