Netherlands, October 3, 2014: TomTom has signed a deal with Daimler to offer its full navigation system in the smart range.
The deal means that TomTom’s navigation products will be featured in the Smart range starting in Europe in 2014, with the US and China to follow in 2015.
The “Smart Media” infotainment system will now come fitted with TomTom’s navigation software, maps, and three years of TomTom Live Traffic. The system will be combined with Smart’s 7” touch screen, smartphone integration and voice recognition ensuring smart drivers have a world-class infotainment system.
TomTom captures over five billion traffic measurements a day and 200,000 map edits a month. Combining TomTom’s extensive experience in navigation clearly helps automotive manufacturers create competitive infotainment systems that drivers want.
Jan-Maarten de Vries, VP of Automotive at TomTom said, "“Extending our relationship with Daimler is very rewarding.We know that car manufacturers are becoming increasingly focused on creating infotainment systems that deliver a great user experience. We believe that our consumer insight, coupled with our world-class digital maps, navigation software and live traffic services makes TomTom a key partner for the world’s leading car manufacturers.”