Press Releases

Garmin® Signs on to Sponsor Gillett Evernham Motorsports Team in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

February 28, 2008
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…

Garmin Opening Offices to Serve Australia, New Zealand

February 22, 2008
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…

Garmin® Avionics Stack Available Soon on MD Helicopter Fleet

February 22, 2008
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.…

Garmin® nüvifone™ Takes Center Stage at GSMA Mobile World Congress

February 11, 2008
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…

Garmin Mobile™ XT Brings Google Local Search and Panoramio Photo Navigation to Smartphones

February 11, 2008
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…

Garmin Delivers Navigation for Ford Commercial Vehicles

February 6, 2008
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…

Garmin® nüvifone ™ Takes Personal Navigation and Communication to the Next Level

January 30, 2008
Automotive, 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…

Garmin® to Sponsor Slipstream Sports, Adding Edge® 705 to Elite Cycling Team’s Training

January 28, 2008
Sports & Fitness, Outdoor, 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…

Garmin® Completes Acquisition of Danish Distributor

January 17, 2008
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…

Garmin Previews New Mac Trip Planning Application

January 15, 2008
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…