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  • 3/31/08 7:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    MapQuest, Inc. and Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced plans for the upcoming launch of a new feature that will allow consumers to send trip planning results from MapQuest.com, the #1 online mapping website,* directly to their Garmin personal navigation device. Through the partnership, users can find a place, as well as plan and research routes, atmore...
  • 3/18/08 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it is the global leader in portable satellite navigation sales, having sold more personal navigation devices (PNDs) in 2007 than any other manufacturer. The research was provided by Canalys, a leading independent technology market analyst firm. “These figures validate our associates’ hard work and commitment to innovation, value, and satisfying our customers,” said Cliff Pemble,more...
  • 3/3/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) announced today that it has signed letters of intent for the proposed acquisition of Formar Electronics N.V./ S.A. (“Formar”), the distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Belgium and Luxembourg, and NavCor Oy (“NavCor”), the distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Finland. The completion of each of these acquisitions is subject to the negotiation and execution of a definitive acquisition agreement, themore...
  • 2/28/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that it will become an associate sponsor of the No. 19 Gillett Evernham Motorsports team in the 2008 Sprint Cup series with driver Elliott Sadler. Electronics retailer Best Buy is the car’s primary sponsor. Garmin is partnering with Best Buy Racing for the second year in a row. “As Garmin continues to set the standard with innovative technology, itmore...
  • 2/22/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced plans to open company-owned offices in Australia, to be known as Garmin Australasia Pty Ltd. The new facility will include a full warehouse, sales, marketing and customer support staff that will provide an unprecedented level of service to dealers and customers in Australia and New Zealand for Garmin’s consumer products. Over the past 17 years, Garmin’s Australasian presence has beenmore...
  • 1/30/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) and the world’s leading GPS manufacturer, today announced its entrance into the mobile phone market with the nüvifone, an all-in-one, sleek and slim, touchscreen device that combines a premium phone, mobile web-browser, and cutting-edge personal navigator. The nüvifone is a work of art in features, design and functionality and is destined to transform how individuals connect,more...
  • 1/28/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced its sponsorship of Slipstream Sports LLC, an elite cycling team that prides itself on using talent, training and technology in taking on the world’s best competition. Slipstream cyclists will train with the Edge 705, the newest GPS-enabled cycling computer in Garmin’s popular line of fitness products. Slipstream’s support vehicles will use Garmin’s nüvi® 770, whichmore...
  • 1/17/08 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Fairpoint Navigation A/S (“Fairpoint”), the distributor of Garmin’s automotive, outdoor recreation, fitness and marine products in Denmark. The company will be renamed Garmin Danmark A/S and will retain its management, sales, marketing and supporting staff, consisting of 35 people and will continue operations at its current headquarters and warehouse facilitymore...
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