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  • 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...
  • 1/28/08 6:00 am CST
    Fitness
    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...
  • 1/15/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that it has expanded its suite of Mac compatible applications to include waypoint, track, and route management. As with other Garmin applications, this new trip planning application is compatible with Mac OS X on Intel- and PPC-based Macs and may be used in conjunction with all Garmin USB devices. Thanks to this new application, Mac users will now be ablemore...
  • 1/10/08 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that Garmin will supply the BMW Group with the Garmin nüvi® 360 as a customized portable navigation solution for the BMW 1 and 3 Series. “This system has numerous customizations that make it unique to BMW such as the BMW logo on the navigation device’s exterior casing, BMW logo on the welcome screen, BMW dealer database and tailored mounting systemmore...
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