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23 September 2014 @ 8:54 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Completes First Flight of the Beechjet 400A Featuring G5000™

OLATHE, Kan. /September 23, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), celebrated the maiden flight of the Beechjet 400A featuring the G5000 Integrated Flight Deck. This marks a significant step towards co…

19 September 2014 @ 11:13 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin AOA FAA Approved, Now Shipping

Garmin is pleased to announce our Angle of Attack (AOA) system is now shipping and approved by the FAA for installation in a wide variety of general aviation aircraft. The entire system is comprised of the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of atta…

16 September 2014 @ 3:17 PM  / Aviation /

New FliteLevel Service Contract Program for G1000 Now Includes Out-of-Warranty Systems

Garmin is pleased to announce the introduction of the G1000 FliteLevel Service Contract, which is a new extended warranty program for aircraft that are both in and out of warranty coverage. This new program may be purchased at any time and provides w…

8 September 2014 @ 1:57 PM  / Corporate /

Garmin® Confirms September 30 Dividend Payment

Schaffhausen, Switzerland /September 8, 2014/Business Wire --The Garmin Ltd. board of directors has established September 30, 2014 as the payment date for the next dividend installment of $0.48 per share with a record date of September 15, 2014, per …

4 September 2014 @ 6:00 AM  /

Join the movement with vívosmart™ – an activity tracker with smart notifications from Garmin®

OLATHE, Kan./September 4, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced vívosmart (veevo-smart) – a stylish activity tracker with smart notifications. …

3 September 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Automotive/Mobile /

New Garmin® nüvi® Advanced Series Features Foursquare® Data, Large Multi-Touch Displays

New Automotive Navigators Available with 5, 6, and 7-Inch Multi-Touch Glass Displays OLATHE, Kan./ September 3, 2014 Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today a…

26 August 2014 @ 6:01 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Introducing Cycling Dynamics from Garmin® – revolutionary cycling metrics for Vector™ power meter

OLATHE, Kan./August 26, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Cycling Dynamics – revolutionary metrics on the dual-sensing Vector™ pedal-based …

26 August 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Introducing Vector™ S from Garmin® – a single-sensing power meter that measures where it matters

OLATHE, Kan./August 26, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Vector S – a single-sensing pedal-based power meter. Measuring forces on the left…

20 August 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Automotive/Mobile /

Garmin® Introduces Its First Android™-Based Fleet Navigators

New Devices Combine Leading Garmin Navigation with the Flexibility of Android OLATHE, Kan./August 20, 2014, 2014/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today an…

30 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Corporate / Earnings /

Garmin Reports Strong Revenue & Pro Forma EPS Growth in Second Quarter 2014

Schaffhausen, Switzerland / July 30, 2014/ Business Wire --Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN – News) today announced results for the quarter ended June 28, 2014. Garmin Ltd. announced results for the fiscal quarter ending June 28, 2014. Total revenue of $7…

23 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Team X Introduces New G3X™ Touch 7-Inch Touchscreen Display Option And Connext™ Cockpit Connectivity for Experimental Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /July 23, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light s…

22 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® GTN™ Adds Capability with Connext™ Cockpit Connectivity, WireAware™ and More

OLATHE, Kan. /July 22, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics. New c…

22 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Enhances Connext™ With Wireless Cockpit Connectivity To Mobile Devices

OLATHE, Kan. /July 22, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, to include wireless conn…

17 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Pilot™ Goes Global

OLATHE, Kan. /July 17, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced worldwide coverage of the Garmin Pilot application for iPad and iPhone, which pr…

9 July 2014 @ 7:00 AM  / Corporate / Outdoor/Fitness /

Garmin® and Schlitterbahn Release Video for the Opening of Verrückt, the Tallest Water Slide in the World

VIRB® Elite to be the Official Action Cam of Verrückt, Slide to Open to the Public on July 10th OLATHE, Kan./ July 9, 2014 Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, and …

1 July 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Marine /

Garmin® GPSMAP® and echoMAP™ Series Receive New Features

Free Software Update Provides Expanded Sonar Capabilities, Networking Options and More OLATHE, Kan./July 1, 2014/Business Wire - Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announ…

30 June 2014 @ 11:00 AM  /

Garmin® Ltd. Schedules Its Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Call

SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND/June 30, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its second quarter 2014 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 a…

30 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Corporate / Marine /

Garmin® Completes Acquisition of Fusion® Electronics

Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Auckland, New Zealand/June 30, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Fusion Electronics Limited and its subsi…

25 June 2014 @ 9:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of G1000

Garmin is proud to celebrate today, the tenth anniversary of delivering the G1000 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) to customers. The first announcement of the revolutionary G1000 IFD was in March 2003, when Cessna Aircraft Company announced the selecti…

19 June 2014 @ 12:00 PM  /

Garmin® Announces Partnership with MyFitnessPal®

OLATHE, Kan./June 19, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a partnership with MyFitnessPal, a leading worldwide free calorie counter. By li…

19 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Introducing the Garmin® Approach™ S6 Golf Watch

A Feature-Packed GPS Golf Watch with First-of-its-kind Swing Metrics and Full-Color CourseView Maps OLATHE, Kan./ June 19, 2014/Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigatio…

17 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Automotive/Mobile /

Garmin® Launches víago™, A Feature-Packed Navigation App Starting at $1.99

App Includes Leading Garmin Navigation, In App Purchases Offer Additional Premium Features OLATHE, Kan./June 17, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today …

12 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Garmin® Introduces New Collars for Astro® and Alpha® Dog Tracking and Training Systems

OLATHE, Kan. /June 12, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced two new GPS-enabled collars, the TT 15 and T 5, for its industry-leading Astro and…

6 June 2014 @ 12:50 PM  / Corporate /

Garmin® Shareholders Approve Quarterly Dividend through March 2015

Schaffhausen, Switzerland /June 6, 2014/Business Wire --At Garmin Ltd.’s annual shareholders’ meeting held today, approval was received from theshareholders in accordance with Swiss corporate law for a cash dividend in the amount of $1.92 pershare (s…

2 June 2014 @ 7:00 AM  / Corporate /

Garmin® Ltd. Names Doug Boessen as Next CFO

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland/June 2, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Doug Boessen has joined the company and will serve as chief financial officer and treasurer beginning J…

15 May 2014 @ 3:42 PM  / Aviation /

Garmin adds attitude information to the aera 796/795

Garmin is excited to introduce a new version of software for the aera 796/795, which allows one of Garmin’s best-selling aviation portables to receive even more information from the GDL 39 3D. When paired with the GDL 39 3D via Bluetooth or standar…

14 May 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Marine /

Garmin® Enters Agreement to Acquire Assets of Fusion® Electronics, A Leading Supplier of Integrated Marine Audio Equipment

Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Auckland, New Zealand/May 14, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets o…

13 May 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® GTN™ 725 Increases Operational Capability of the ATR 42 and ATR 72 in Europe

OLATHE, Kan. /May 13, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA…

6 May 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Introducing Garmin® Forerunner® 15: A GPS Running Watch with Heart Rate and Daily Activity Tracking

OLATHE, Kan./May 6, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Forerunner® 15 — an affordable GPS running watch with daily activity tracking for…

30 April 2014 @ 7:00 AM  / Corporate /

Garmin Reports EPS Growth in First Quarter 2014 with Strong Revenue and Margins

Schaffhausen, Switzerland / April 30, 2014/ Business Wire --Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN – News) today announced results for the fiscal year and quarter ended March 29, 2014. Download Q1 2014 Press Release FINAL…

17 April 2014 @ 3:43 PM  / Aviation /

Garmin Pilot for Android Adds Interactive Map Features, Including Track-Up

The latest update to the Garmin Pilot app for Android adds new interactive features that make it easier for pilots to navigate and read charts throughout their flight. New features include track-up orientation, faster map rendering, higher resolution…

10 April 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Marine /

Garmin® Introduces GNX™ Marine Instruments

OLATHE, Kan./April 10, 2014/Business Wire - Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GNX 20 and GNX 21, the newest offerings in the premier Garmin marine instrumen…

9 April 2014 @ 6:03 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Own the Road with the New Edge® 1000 Cycling Computer from Garmin®

OLATHE, Kan./ April 9, 2014/Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Edge 1000®, a top of the line cycling computer for competing, connecting, and …

7 April 2014 @ 7:00 AM  / Corporate /

Garmin Ltd. Schedules Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Call

SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND / April 7, 2014 / Business Wire / — Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its first quarter 2014 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, April 30, …

3 April 2014 @ 5:19 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin Introduces European FliteCharts

Garmin continues to expand its global aviation chart coverage with the release of European terminal charts, including instrument approach charts, SIDs, STARs, and airport diagrams. These charts are the most recent addition to the growing list of worl…

2 April 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Automotive/Mobile /

Garmin® Launches zūmo® 590LM – A Rugged Motorcycle Navigator with Connected Infotainment Features

OLATHE, Kan./April 2, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Garmin zūmo 590LM - a rugged motorcycle navigation system featuring a 5-inch touch…

31 March 2014 @ 2:33 PM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Garmin® Adds New Features to PRO Series of Electronic Dog Training Collars

OLATHE, Kan. /March 31, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the introduction of the PRO 70, PRO 550, and the PRO Trashbreaker – three new ele…

31 March 2014 @ 6:31 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin Introduces VIRB Elite Aviation Bundle and Aviator Action Pack

Garmin is excited to announce an aviation-specific addition to the VIRB action camera family. VIRB, the first true HD 1080p action camera offers the aviation market new capabilities brought on by several new accessories. VIRB Elite features a unique …

26 March 2014 @ 6:05 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness / Sports /

Garmin® to Sponsor 2014 Tough Mudder Events and Offer New VIRB™ Elite Color Option

VIRB Elite and fēnix™ 2 are the Official Action Cameras and Training Watches of Tough Mudder OLATHE, Kan./ March 26, 2014/Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, to…

25 March 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Team X Unveils G3X™ Touch

OLATHE, Kan. /March 25, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today G3X Touch, a large touchscreen, glass flight display system for installation in…

13 March 2014 @ 11:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Expands Radar Altimeter Product Line With Complete Low-Cost Solution

OLATHE, Kan. /March 13, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a comprehensive radar altimeter solution that expands upon Garmin’s high-performa…

13 March 2014 @ 11:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Brings Safety Enhancing Angle of Attack System To General Aviation

OLATHE, Kan. /March 13, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced an intuitive,safety enhancing, and easy to install angle of attack (AOA) system a…

11 March 2014 @ 1:49 PM  / Corporate /

Garmin® Announces Victory in Pacing Technologies Patent Case

OLATHE, Kan/March 11, 2014/Business Wire - Garmin International, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) , the global leader in satellite navigation, announced victory todayin the lawsuit brought by Pacing Technologies, LLC, against Garmin. …

5 March 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Offers New Upgrades and Enhancements to G1000®-Equipped King Air Series Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /March 5, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced new capabilities for G1000-equipped King Air 200/250/300/350 series aircraft. Thes…

27 February 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness / Sports /

Garmin® to Sponsor 2014 Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

VIRB™ and VIRB Elite to be Official Action Cameras Used During Competition OLATHE, Kan./ February 27, 2014/Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a p…

23 February 2014 @ 8:00 AM  / Automotive/Mobile /

Garmin® Announces Premium Navigation App for Xperia™ Smartphones

New App Integrates with Sony SmartWatch 2 for Walking Directions OLATHE, Kan./February 23, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new navi…

21 February 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Introduces GXM™ 42 Portable Aviation Weather Receiver

OLATHE, Kan. /February 21, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GXM 42, a portable SiriusXM Aviation weather receiver which allows pilots …

20 February 2014 @ 8:44 AM  / Outdoor/Fitness /

Introducing fēnix™ 2: The Ultimate Multisport Adventure Watch from Garmin®

Advanced Training Features Added to Rugged ABC Navigator Watch OLATHE, Kan./ February 20, 2014/Business Wire—Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the fēnix 2, …

20 February 2014 @ 6:00 AM  / Aviation /

Garmin® Pilot™ App Adds 3-D Synthetic Vision Capability

OLATHE, Kan. /February 20, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced an updated version of the Garmin Pilot application for the iPad and iPhone f…

19 February 2014 @ 6:01 AM  / Corporate /

Garmin Reports EPS Growth in Fourth Quarter 2013 with Strong Margin Performance; Proposes Dividend Increase; Announces CFO Transition

Schaffhausen, Switzerland / February 19, 2014/ Business Wire --Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN – News) today announced results for the fiscal year and quarter ended December 28, 2013. Download Q4 2013 Press Release FINAL…