AMSTERDAM — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 21, 2016 — TomTom ( TOM2) has been chosen by Subaru to be the global maps and navigation supplier for their next generation infotainment platform. The global platform will launch first in North America with the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza. HARMAN International, the leading audio and infotainment supplier, is the Tier 1 system provider.
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TomTom Maps and Navigation Software Power Subaru’s New Infotainment Platform (Photo: Business Wire)
With this inaugural collaboration between TomTom and Subaru, TomTom provides its state-of-the art navigation software, NavKit, and automotive grade digital maps, based on TomTom’s unique transactional-based mapmaking platform.
“We are excited to bring our maps and navigation technology to Subaru, the fastest growing car maker in North America,” said Antoine Saucier, Managing Director TomTom Automotive. “Subaru has momentum with their passionate customer base, especially in the U.S. It’s our challenge to extend Subaru’s remarkable success.”
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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. 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.