Press Releases

G5000 in a Citation Excel business jet. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® G5000 integrated flight deck upgrade makes significant progress towards certification in the Citation Excel/XLS

October 10, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced progress toward the certification of the G5000™ integrated flight deck program for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The recent addition of a…

Garmin announces the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Piper M500

October 4, 2018
Aviation
October 4, 2018— Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include G1000-equipped Piper M500 aircraft. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map…
Spotify available now on the Garmin fēnix 5 Plus series (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® announces integration with Spotify allowing customers to listen to offline playlists from their wrist

October 3, 2018
Featured Releases, Sports & Fitness, Outdoor, Wearables
Available now on the fēnix® 5 Plus series
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announces integration with Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, on compatible Garmin music watches. Garmin customers and Spotify Premium users with a fēnix 5…

Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

October 2, 2018
Aviation
October 2, 2018 – Garmin International and Bell Helicopter, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. "At…

Garmin® awarded top NMEA® honors: 2018 Manufacturer and Technology of the Year

October 2, 2018
Featured Releases, Marine
Making Garmin the winningest marine electronics company in 2018
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). This honor is given to…

Garmin Ltd. schedules its third quarter 2018 earnings call

October 1, 2018
Earnings, Corporate
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its third quarter 2018 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. ET, with executives of…
Garmin G950 NXi integrated flight deck (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® G950 NXi integrated flight deck certified for United States Forest Service fleet of Sherpa aircraft

September 26, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification of the G950™ NXi integrated flight deck for the United States Forest Service (USFS) fleet of Sherpa aircraft (Shorts SD3-60). The installation and…
The new vívofit jr. 2 from Garmin is so much more than a fitness device -- it provides kids with an interactive experience where activity unlocks adventure, shaping habits for lifelong health and fitness. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® and Marvel introduce the vívofit® jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker and interactive mobile app featuring Marvel’s Spider-Man

September 20, 2018
Featured Releases, Sports & Fitness, Wearables
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker1 with Marvel’s Spider-Man themed bands and mobile app. So much more than a fitness device, the vívofit jr. 2 provides…

Garmin announces availability of cost-effective navigation databases for South America

September 19, 2018
Aviation
September 19, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database is now available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database…
Autopilots

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several aircraft models

September 5, 2018
Aviation
September 5, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for additional aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics…