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    WTO members to lift tariffs on more than 200 IT products

    2015-07-27T17:43:30Z

    IT products may become cheaper as tariffs are eliminated (Photo:Thorben Wengert / pixelio.de) Fifty-four countries have agreed to eliminate tariffs on more than 200 IT products, freeing up global trade flows worth more than 1.3 trillion dlrs a year. The agreement was reached under the auspices of the World ...

  • JLR.automotiveIT
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    Jaguar attempts to redefine the cockpit

    2014-12-16T13:54:43Z

    JLR wants to boost safety by increasing visibility in the car (Photo: JLR) Jaguar Land Rover, in a research project, is reimagining the cockpit to give drivers better visibility and, thereby, reduce the rate of traffic accidents. The UK-based premium car group unveiled what it called a "360 virtual ...

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT
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    Point of view: HMI still has way to go

    2013-09-08T12:00:30Z

    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of Germany's automotiveIT and carIT magazines carIT magazine recently commissioned a test to see how the infotainment operating systems of the three German premium car manufacturers stack up. The Doppler Laboratory for Contextual Interfaces at Austria's Salzburg University together with the Auto Club Europe employed ...

  • tomtom via.automotiveIT
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    PND shipments seen falling as alternatives find favor

    2013-04-22T09:08:43Z

    As PND sales slumped, navigation specialist TomTom's revenue dropped 17 pc in 2012 (Photo: TomTom) Sales of personal navigation devices (PNDs) are set to decline sharply in coming years as consumers opt for alternatives, according to a report by Berg Insight. The analysts predicted that PND sales will fall ...

  • garmin.automotiveIT
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    From Garmin, a 7 inch navigation screen for trucks

    2012-08-22T15:54:55Z

    With a 7 inch display, Garmin says its new truck navigation system is "a full-featured digital assistant in the cab" (Photo: Garmin) Garmin has launched a new truck navigation system with a 7 inch display. The dezl 760LMT will also feature active lane guidance, lifetime maps and a range of ...

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    TomTom signs deals with PSA, Lexus

    2012-07-25T14:54:02Z

    TomTom has signed agreements with PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Lexus to offer its navigation solutions in selected models of the two carmakers. The Netherlands-based navigation specialist said buyers of Peugeot and Citroen models will have the option to include a TomTom system in their cars from 2015. The PSA agreement shows the ...

  • telematics update 2012.automotiveIT
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    Telematics Update: Analyst says traffic is key telematics application

    2012-04-18T10:50:29Z

    MUNICH -- Traffic information is the most important telematics application in the car, a senior market researcher said Wednesday. "What's the value proposition of telematics? Clearly traffic is top of the list," said Roger Lanctot, associate director, global automotive practice, at market researchers Strategy Analytics. Lanctot, speaking at a Telematics ...

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    US Mazda CX-5 to feature TomTom embedded navigation

    2011-11-15T12:06:19Z

    The Mazda CX-5 will be shown in Los Angeles this month (Photo: Mazda) When Mazda shows its new CX-5 at the Los Angeles auto show later this month, the compact crossover SUV will feature a line-fitted navigation system from TomTom, the Dutch navigation systems group said. TomTom said the integration ...

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    TomTom: Navigating to India

    2011-09-27T08:43:10Z

    TomTom said it is introducing its VIA range of personal navigation devices to India in a move to benefit from the strong growth in the country's car market. The Dutch navigation systems group said in a press release that the introduction of its products follows the establishment of a sales ...

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    IAA 2011: TomTom, Renault launch in-dash EV navigation

    2011-09-16T11:45:56Z

    The Renault Fluence Z.E. electric vehicle (Photo: Renault) TomTom and Renault unveiled an in-dash navigation system specifically designed for electric vehicles. The Carminat TomTom Z.E. LIVE will be fitted on Renault's Fluence Z.E electric vehicle. The two companies, which showed the system at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) this week, ...