Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that Honda has selected Garmin as the navigation provider for future Civic and CR-V models in Europe, Russia, and South America. Garmin’s award-winning navigation will be fully integrated into 2015 Honda Civic and CR-V in-dash infotainment systems.
“We are delighted to partner with Honda to bring our navigation expertise to their customers with an integrated system that is feature-packed and easy to use,” said Matt Munn, Garmin managing director automotive OEM. “This new partnership is another important milestone for the Garmin automotive OEM group and a testament to the reliability and quality of our navigation solutions.”
The Garmin system will be seamlessly integrated into Honda infotainment systems and include many of the company’s signature features. Preloaded maps allow users to navigate even in areas without cell reception, and millions of points of interest make it easy to find places. Spoken turn-by-turn directions are complemented by advanced guidance features to navigate drivers through the most challenging situations with ease. Lane guidance indicates the proper lane to make a turn and PhotoReal junction views* provides photo-realistic images of junctions and exits. The system also includes predictive routes, real-time traffic avoidance, speed limit display, 3D building, terrain views, and more.
Garmin’s automotive OEM group utilizes the company’s long-standing experience in user interface and hardware design from its automotive, avionics and marine segments to develop innovative in-car navigation, telematics and infotainment systems. Garmin’s broad range of in-vehicle electronics for the automotive industry includes full infotainment and telematics systems, navigation software, location-based services, and integrated portable navigation systems. Garmin has dedicated automotive OEM offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
For 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin is a registered trademark.
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*PhotoReal junction views will be available in Europe and South America only.