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  • 4/27/16 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN – News) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2016. Highlights in the quarter include: Total revenue of $624 million, growing 7% over the prior year, with outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine collectively growing 17% over the year ago quarter and contributing 69% of total revenue Gross and operating margins of 54.5% and 16.6%, respectivelymore...
  • 4/22/16 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness

    Stylish golf band features GPS and 24/7 heart rate monitoring

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Approach X40, a golf band that combines daily activity tracking and Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology with golf data for more than 40,000 international courses. Slim and lightweight, this versatile wristband shows precise distances to the front, middle and back of each green as well as hazards. Smaller than other golf watches, the X40 band featuresmore...
  • 4/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New update brings free global VFR flight plan filing, additional overlays to profile view and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new enhancements made available within the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices. Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription. Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new VFRmore...
  • 4/11/16 12:32 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce new features and capabilities are now available within the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series for select helicopters on the market. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garmin dealer.  WireAwareWireAware graphically overlays power line location and relative altitude information on the moving map and terrain pages. Powerlines are depicted in colors corresponding to their height relative to the helicopters’ altitude somore...
  • 4/4/16 10:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its first quarter 2016 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. ET, with executives of Garmin. The call will be held in conjunction with the company's earnings release, which will be distributed prior to the market opening on April 27, 2016. What: Garmin Ltd. First Quarter 2016 Earnings Callmore...
  • 4/4/16 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it prevailed on summary judgment in a purported class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas in Meyers v. Garmin International, Inc. Case No. 13-CV-2416. The plaintiff alleged that the lithium ion batteries in certain Garmin personal navigation devices were prone to fail prematurely. The court grantedmore...
  • 3/31/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Combines Bluetooth® wireless music, phone, 3D Audio and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GMA 245 and GMA 245R, all-digital, Bluetooth audio panels designed for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The GMA 245 is a panel-mount audio panel with a rich set of convenient and simple-to-use controls, while the GMA 245R is a remote-mount audio panel, both designed to interface with the G3X™ Touch flight display. These Bluetooth-more...
  • 3/31/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    All-glass back-up or primary flight instrument with optional autopilot capability

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers exceptional performance and reliability serving as either a back-up instrument to G3X™ or other EFIS systems or as a standalone primary flight instrument, with optional autopilot mode annunciation. Boasting a bright, 3.5more...
  • 3/9/16 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that two of its marine pro team anglers, Jason Christie and Greg Hackney, placed second and tenth respectively at the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, commonly referred to as the world championship of fishing. Christie and Hackney, along with the other Garmin anglers, relied on Garmin’s revolutionary Panoptix™ all-seeing sonar technology, GPSMAP® combination units andmore...
  • 3/3/16 6:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & YARMOUTH, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that it has completed the acquisition of DeLorme, a privately-held company that designs and markets consumer-based satellite tracking devices with two-way communication and navigational capabilities. “We are pleased to have the DeLorme team join the Garmin family,” said Cliff Pemble, president and CEO of Garmin. “We are looking forward to leveraging the outstanding expertise and skills of themore...
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