CORRECTING AND REPLACING Toyota Motor Europe to Equip Vehicles with TomTom HD Traffic ~ TomTom’s real-time traffic information to be offered as standard ~ Correction... by TomTom 83rd Geneva International Motor Show Business Wire GENEVA -- March 5, 2013 Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE TO EQUIP VEHICLES WITH TOMTOM HD TRAFFIC ~ TomTom’s real-time traffic information to be offered as standard ~ Today, TomTom announces that Toyota Motor Europe (Toyota) will offer TomTom HD Traffic* as standard in all vehicles with Toyota’s next generation Touch&GO navigation and infotainment systems. TomTom’s award-winning traffic information will be rolled out from early 2014. With access to TomTom’s accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive traffic information, Toyota drivers will get to their destinations faster. By combining accurate data, from multiple sources, TomTom delivers the highest quality traffic information available. “TomTom HD Traffic is in a league of its own. We provide world-class traffic information that is precise and highly accurate,” says Charles Cautley, Managing Director Automotive at TomTom. “We’re delighted to extend our partnership with Toyota and bring TomTom HD Traffic to drivers across Europe. Our real-time traffic information will help millions of drivers to get to their destinations faster.” “As one of World’s leading car manufacturers, we strive to develop products that don’t just meet our customers’ expectations, but exceed them,” says Derek Williams, General Manager, Telematics & Multimedia at Toyota Motor Europe. “Quality traffic information always comes high on our customers’ wish list. By providing TomTom HD Traffic as an in-built connected service, our drivers will always have the best traffic information available.” TomTom will collaborate with its partner Harman to integrate TomTom HD Traffic into the next generation Touch&Go multimedia platform. --- ENDS --- Notes for editors Availability TomTom HD Traffic will be integrated in Toyota Motor Europe’s next Touch&Go platform from January 2014. It will be available in the following countries: Luxembourg, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Vatican City, Russia, Greece and Hungary. *Via OpenLR Technology TomTom’s royalty-free, open source technology provides precise and compact dynamic location information. The map-agnostic technology enables reliable data exchange and cross-referencing using digital maps of different vendors and versions. The information transferred can consist of the current traffic situation at a certain location, traffic forecasts and special alerts. For more information, please visit: http://openlr.org/introduction.html About TomTom 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 business solutions. 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 Toyota Motor Europe Toyota Motor Europe handles the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts and accessories, and manages Toyota's European manufacturing and engineering operations. The company employs directly and indirectly 94,000 people across 56 European countries. For more information, please visit: http://www.toyota.eu Contact: TomTom Yann Lafargue T: +31 (0) 6 11 36 69 49 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
CORRECTING AND REPLACING Toyota Motor Europe to Equip Vehicles with TomTom HD Traffic
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