PARIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 28, 2016 — TomTom ( TOM2) announced today that it has been selected by Volvo Trucks as the connected navigation supplier for their new infotainment platform, launching first in Europe in 2017, with other regions to follow at a later time.
With this agreement between TomTom and Volvo Trucks, TomTom provides its innovative and modular navigation software, NavKit, in a customised version for truckers; automotive grade digital maps; and live TomTom Traffic service. It marks the first time that TomTom and Volvo Trucks are working together.
“TomTom is delighted to be working with Volvo Trucks, one of the largest heavy-duty truck brands in the world,” said Antoine Saucier, Managing Director TomTom Automotive. “We look forward to delivering our industry-leading products to Volvo Trucks’ professional and demanding customers.”
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.
About TomTom Automotive
TomTom Automotive is the trusted partner for innovative and future-proof navigation technology for the global automotive industry. We are 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.