AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TomTom (TOM2) Automotive has been handed the prestigious Innovation Supplier of the Year award by FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) Group. The prize was awarded during the 2016 “Qualitas” event in Turin, Italy. Recognising the support that TomTom Automotive has provided in creating and introducing new services for FCA brands, it’s the first time that a navigation supplier has received such an important award.
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Antoine Saucier, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive, said: “We’re delighted to be recognised by FCA Group for our commitment to innovation – it’s what drives us as an organisation, every day. Since our first PND integration almost ten years ago, we now supply three infotainment platforms in different FCA models with software, maps and services. We look forward to innovating with FCA all the way through 2017, and beyond.”
FCA Group’s Motivation for the Award
TomTom Automotive is being recognised for the proactive collaboration with R&D in the definition and development of novel features. Thanks to TomTom technology, FCA is now able to offer the next level of customer convenience in its Connected Live Services, including navigation, real time parking availability and personalised navigation.
The “Qualitas” event, that brings together FCA Group’s strategic suppliers partners with its global management teams, takes place annually. The awards recognise suppliers that have shown extraordinary commitment to innovation, quality, continuous improvement and the Company’s Foundational Principles.
About TomTom Automotive
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.
At TomTom (TOM2) our mission is to make technology so easy to use, that everyone can benefit from it. 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 have four customer facing business units: 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 4,600 employees and sell our products worldwide.