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  • 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...
  • 4/28/10 3:00 am CDT
    Automotive

    A10 Focuses on Pedestrian-Friendly Features and Navigation for Europe and Asia-Pacific

    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357), today announced the Garmin-Asus A10, a touchscreen smartphone running on the Android™ platform that is optimized for pedestrian navigation. The A10 is expected to be available in mid-2010 in Europe and Asia-Pacific.For those times when walking is the best way to go, the A10 is ideal for city navigation because of its bright, 3.2-inch HVGA touch screen, electronic compass and long-more...
  • 4/20/10 10:02 pm CDT
    Automotive
    T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming, exclusive availability of the new Garminfone™, the first Android™-powered smartphone fully-integrated with Garmin’s premium navigation experience. Anticipated to be available later this spring, Garminfone 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 navigation from the middle of town to the middle ofmore...
  • 4/19/10 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 nüvi 3700 series, setting new standards for design, features and ease of use in personal navigation devices. Boasting a new ultra-thin, pocket-friendly design and large-screen, high-resolution glass display with capacitive touch panel, the nüvi 3700 series won the coveted Red Dot Design Award inmore...
  • 2/11/10 1:00 am CST
    Automotive
    BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357), today announced the Garmin-Asus M10, a full-touch, all-in-one smartphone powered by the latest version of Windows Mobile® from Microsoft Corp. The M10 keeps professionals connected with business and personal contacts, email, calendar and IM, in addition to featuring preloaded mobilemore...
  • 2/11/10 1:00 am CST
    Automotive
    BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. (TAIEX: 2357), today announced the Garmin-Asus nüvifone A50, a touchscreen Android-powered smartphone with multiple location technologies and apps. The A50 benefits from the personalization and enhanced features offered by the Android platform, and also includes Garmin navigation with turn-by-turn, voicemore...
  • 1/20/10 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, today announced zūmo 220 – a rugged and affordable touchscreen motorcycle navigator that includes text-to-speech guidance, lane assist, Bluetooth headset compatibility and on-road/off-road travel options. “zūmo 220 streamlines the design – and the price –while keeping the mostmore...
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