TomTom delivers new, built-in navigation solution for Fiat Group
~ TomTom continues to be Fiat Group’s preferred navigation supplier ~
83rd Geneva International Motor Show
GENEVA -- March 5, 2013
TomTom today announces that it will provide a new navigation solution for Fiat
Group, continuing the four-year partnership between the two companies. For the
first time, TomTom navigation will be built-in as part of the Fiat Group’s new
Uconnect™ 5” Radio Nav infotainment system. The new in-dash solution will be
showcased today at the Geneva Motor Show.
The new infotainment system will initially be available in Fiat 500L series
models, and offers a 5” touch screen. Uconnect will feature many of the
technologies found in TomTom’s industry-leading PNDs, including world-class
maps, IQ Routes, voice control and Advanced Lane Guidance. The device also
incorporates the familiar and renowned TomTom user interface.
“We are delighted to continue our long-standing partnership with Fiat Group,”
says Charles Cautley, Managing Director Automotive at TomTom. “Today, the
in-dash navigation system is such an important feature of a car. So when a
company such as Fiat continues to work with us in this way, it reflects an
ongoing confidence in both TomTom technologies and in the strength of our
TomTom teamed up with other suppliers to produce the Uconnect 5” Radio Nav.
Global automotive systems supplier Continental developed the hardware and
played the role of system integrator. Microsoft supplied the Windows Embedded
Automotive operating system which allows the easy integration of third party
The Uconnect 5” Radio Nav will be first rolled out with the Fiat 500L series,
then extended to other Fiat Group brands and models.
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Founded in 1991, TomTom (TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation and
location-based products and services.
TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive
in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and
TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products including
portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as well as
GPS-enabled sports watches.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and sells its
products in over 35 countries.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
About Fiat Group
Fiat is an international group that designs, produces and sells passenger cars
and commercial vehicles for the mass market under the Fiat, Alfa Romeo,
Lancia, Abarth and Fiat Professional brands, as well as luxury and performance
cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands.
Fiat has further expanded its global reach through the alliance with Chrysler
Group, whose product portfolio includes the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and SRT
vehicle brands and the Mopar parts and services brand.
For further information, please visit www.fiatgroup.com
Continental ranks among the top five automotive suppliers worldwide and holds
the number two position in Europe. The company has approximately 170,000
employees in 46 countries, and is divided into the Automotive Group and the
The company supplies brake systems, solutions and components for powertrains
and chassis, instrumentation, vehicle electronics, tyres and technical
elastomers, as well as infotainment systems. Continental is also an expert
partner in networked automobile communication.
For further information please visit: www.conti-online.com
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