Acquisition of Polish FMS provider by TomTom

TomTom telematicsTomTom Telematics with acquisition of Polish fleet management service provider Finder adds more than 60,000 subscriptions to the TomTom Telematics installed base.

According to TomTom, this acquisition strengthens its position as the major fleet management and telematics service provider in Europe.

AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG completed acquisition of HERE

After receiving approvals from antitrust authorities, AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE from Nokia on 4 December, 2015. Each company owns one third of the new entity. The car makers said “a new governance structure, safeguarded by a supervisory board that will consist of representatives of the new owners…


Google has bought Waze

In a bid to outsmart traffic, Google has bought the crowd-sourced navigation app Waze, an Israel-based start-up. The search giant reportedly paid $1.3bn (£835m), according to Reuters, although the firm did not disclose the financial terms for the deal. The Waze app combines online maps with updates from other users about traffic jams, road works…


New version of Iran GPS map for Garmin released

A new version of Iran GPS map for Garmin devices is released by MemNav team. The new version of Iran Map for Garmin, covers complete Iran roads and detailed maps of cities like Tehran, Karaj, Kerman, Semnan, Hamedan, Esfahan, Mashhad, Tabriz Ardabil, Uromiyeh (Urima), Shiraz, Ahvaz, Babol, Qeshm Island, Kish Island, Ghom and etc The…


POI discovery app integrates with Garmin StreetPilot

The Garmin StreetPilot Onboard navigation app offers many ways to search for points of interests, such as restaurants, hotels or gas stations. Included is not only a vast preloaded database with millions of locations, but the app also integrates Google Local Search and Foursquare. However, if you’re looking for additional ways to find places, the…