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  • 3/4/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced the next evolution of the nüvi 200 series, the entry-level favorites in Garmin’s popular nüvi line. The low-priced nüvi 2x5 models, a family of new products introduced at CeBIT, improve upon the features of their 200-series predecessors while providing the opportunity to add top-of-the-line features such as improved mapping and routing features, faster satellitemore...
  • 3/4/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced the nüvi 900T, a personal navigation device (PND) that combines cutting edge navigation features with DVB-H mobile television. The device is being co-branded with wireless carrier 3 Italia – the Hutchison Whampoa Group’s Mobile Media Company – and will be available exclusively in Italy. “The nüvi 900T is the ultimate device for those who want to mixmore...
  • 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...
  • 2/22/08 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that MD Helicopters Inc. has selected Garmin panel mount products as the standard avionics package for its current production aircraft including the MD 600N, MD 520N, MD 530F and MD 500E. This announcement was made in conjunction with the Heli-Expo trade show, the world’s largest event dedicated to the international helicopter community. “MDmore...
  • 2/11/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) and the world’s leading GPS manufacturer, today announced that the nüvifone will be on display at its GSMA Mobile World Congress booth in Barcelona, Spain, February 11-14. Trade show attendees are encouraged to visit Garmin’s booth (Hall 7, #7C37) to see the nüvifone and Garmin’s other industry-leading mobile phone navigation technologies. “The nüvifone is a one-of-a-kindmore...
  • 2/11/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that Garmin Mobile XT users will soon have access to Google Local search and Google’s Panoramio picture sharing. Garmin Mobile XT is an all-in-one software solution that turns smartphones with internal GPS into full-feature Garmin navigators. These new Garmin Mobile XT capabilities will be available to customers for no additional cost and will allow them tomore...
  • 2/6/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that its navigation technology will be available in Ford’s new 2009 F-150, F-Series Super Duty pickups, and commercial E-Series vans, designed to make business owners more productive and successful. The relationship was announced today at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show. Garmin will provide the navigation component for Ford Work Solutions, a collection ofmore...
  • 1/30/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    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...
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