FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navigation technology company, TomTom (TOM2), today launched its presence at IAA Frankfurt, Europe’s biggest automotive event, with a deal with Daimler, a TomTom Traffic milestone, and the launch of an electric vehicle service.
Antoine Saucier, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive, said: “The automotive world is transforming faster than anyone could have imagined – and TomTom’s future-proof navigation technologies are pivotal to this revolution. 2017 has seen an acceleration in our work with the world’s top OEMs and technology companies from Volvo to Lucid; Baidu to Bosch, and today we’re excited about our news with Daimler and our innovative new EV service.”
The TomTom EV Service is an innovative new service for drivers of electric vehicles. It has been developed to help EV drivers to make informed decisions about when and where to charge their vehicles, reducing range anxiety.
TomTom has been chosen by Daimler as the maps supplier for its infotainment platform in North America. TomTom’s trusted map components will run on the Mercedes infotainment platform in a range of the automaker’s A, C, B and E-class vehicles.
TomTom Traffic, the service that helps drivers to avoid traffic jams and get to their destination faster, hit a major milestone with the announcement that 5bn drivers worldwide can now benefit from the service.
TomTom is exclusively presenting the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV at IAA Frankfurt, with the GT Line upper trim level. The seven-seater SUV, with a new generation PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, the in-vehicle infotainment and control system with TomTom navigation, will be on the TomTom booth from 12-24 September.
TomTom’s complete automotive product offering will be revealed at IAA Frankfurt: Hall 8, booth D26.
The latest on TomTom at IAA Frankfurt can be found here.
TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Our map-based components include map content, online map-based services, real-time traffic and navigation software. Our consumer products include PNDs, navigation apps and sports watches. Our main business products are custom in-dash navigation systems and a fleet management system, which is offered to fleet owners as an online service with integrated in-vehicle cellular devices. Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Automotive, Licensing, Telematics and Consumer.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have more than 4,700 employees worldwide. For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
About TomTom Automotive
TomTom Automotive is the trusted global partner for innovative navigation technologies for the automotive industry. As a global leader in real-time maps, connected car services and navigation software, we offer automotive OEMs the modular components for advanced navigation and automated driving solutions.