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TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom , the Dutch company best known for its navigation and mapping products and also recently started selling smart wearables , yesterday announced that TomTom claimed it will offer real-time weather information to calculate routes and arrival times in its navigation products . This feature is designed to enable faster journeys for drivers by calculating routes based on actual weather...
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UK Traffic Congestion Getting Worse according to TomTom data

Traffic congestion in cities across the UK has become “far worse” over the past year, according to research by TomTom. The latest TomTom Traffic Index for the UK shows average vehicle speeds in 2013 were 27% slower than it says would be ‘normal’ conditions - up from a 26% delay in 2012. Traffic jams in 10 out of Britain’s 17 biggest cities have got worse over the past 12 months -...
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Google Maps claims comprehensive public transport coverage across Great Britain thanks to partnership with ITO World

ITO World , an Ipswich-based transport data company supported in its early days with funding from  The Intelligent Transport Systems and Services Innovation Platform   (a programme underway as the Technology Strategy Board  was itself being formed) , yesterday announced the fruits of a new partnership with Google , that, for the first time, enables Google Maps to...
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TomTom opens up its fleet management technology to integrated mobile applications

See here for source info TomTom has opened up its fleet management product to help companies manage their mobile operations more efficiently. TomTom Business Solutions now allows third-party developers to create new applications, by  granting access to the Bluetooth channel on TomTom's in-vehicle LINK device. TomTom said new applications will allow businesses to enrich...
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Toyota Motor Europe to equip vehicles with TomTom HD Traffic, Fiat to include TomTom navigation in it's Radio Nav infotainment system

At the Geneva Motor Show today, TomTom announced that Toyota Motor Europe (Toyota) will offer its TomTom HD Traffic as standard in all vehicles with Toyota's next generation Touch&GO navigation and infotainment systems from early 2014 .  The traffic information service combines data from multiple sources, with location data provided via its OpenLR royalty-free, open...
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TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for faster application development

Dutch based supplier of in-car location and navigation products  TomTom has launched what it calls its Location Based Services (LBS) Platform and Developer Portal - which offers developers access to data and tools to create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets. Suggested applications could include for fleet management, route planning,...
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Energy Saving Trust selects TomTom fleet management technology for driver education programme

TomTom fleet management is partnering with Energy Saving Trust in Scotland for a pilot driver education project operated by four public sector organisations in a bid to improve fuel efficiency and emissions levels across their transport operations. The project will test a combination of TomTom technology and the Energy Saving Trust's Fuel Efficient Driver Training to try to...
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Reducing range, lateness and lack of turn-by-turn anxiety, especially for iPhone users

New Twist App to rival Waze A new iPhone app called Twist has been launched to let people know your ETA - to know when to expect you, and avoid the embarrassment of being late, or maybe even early! The newly released App calculates your estimated time of arrival using an algorithm based on location and traffic data, to communicate to anyone in the drivers appointment diary an...
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Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation on the Classification of Roads contained a section on satnavs. Respondents referred to missed opportunities for cooperation between local authorities and satnav companies, as well as problems caused by HGVs not using satnavs correctly.  Based on these findings, DfT invited ITS (UK) and ADEPT...
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TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom , the Dutch company best known for its navigation and mapping products and also ...

UK Traffic Congestion Getting Worse according to TomTom data

Traffic congestion in cities across the UK has become “far worse” over the past year,...

Google Maps claims comprehensive public transport coverage across Great Britain thanks to partnership with ITO World

ITO World , an Ipswich-based transport data company supported in its early days with funding...

TomTom opens up its fleet management technology to integrated mobile applications

See here for source info TomTom has opened up its fleet management product to help...

TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for faster application development

Dutch based supplier of in-car location and navigation products  TomTom has...

Energy Saving Trust selects TomTom fleet management technology for driver education programme

TomTom fleet management is partnering with Energy Saving Trust in Scotland for a pilot driver...

Reducing range, lateness and lack of turn-by-turn anxiety, especially for iPhone users

New Twist App to rival Waze A new iPhone app called Twist has been launched to let...