FRANKFURT, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TomTom today announces the extension of its cooperation with South Korea’s SsangYong Motors. TomTom’s maps and navigation software, already offered for the Tivoli model, will also be included on the new Korando model throughout Europe from September 2015.
More drivers across Europe will now benefit from TomTom’s maps and superior turn-by-turn navigation, featuring TomTom routes, which provide the fastest route based on actual speed data, for mapped roads, for every time of the day, for every day of the week. The system has been enhanced with some additional functionalities, such as routing calculation through waypoints and Traffic information via RDS-TMC.
“We are happy to extend the partnership with SsangYong and Digen (as AVN supplier) to bring our maps and navigation software to more drivers,” said Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP Automotive at TomTom. “This deal further strengthens TomTom’s position as a leading provider of automotive-grade maps, software and services.”
At TomTom (TOM2) our mission is to make technology so easy to use, that everyone can achieve more.
We created easy to use navigation devices, helping millions of people to get where they want to be. Today, we continue to simplify the complex, making technology more accessible for everyone.
We serve four different markets: Consumer, Telematics, Automotive and Licensing.
We make easy to use navigation devices, sport watches and action cameras for consumers. We enable businesses with vehicles to more easily manage and improve fleet efficiency whilst increasing overall business performance with our Telematics solutions. We also offer a world leading real-time map platform that is powering innovative location based services and helping to make automated driving a reality for the automotive industry.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have over 4,200 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 46 countries.
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TomTom Automotive is the trusted partner for innovative and future-proof navigation technology for the global automotive industry. As a global leader in connected navigation software, traffic information, and digital real-time maps, we offer Automotive OEMs the modular components to create competitive infotainment systems, as well as the technology to enable the future self-driving cars to see beyond their sensors.
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