Road Traffic

TomTom Signs Up Volkswagen Group for Real-Time Traffic (updated) - 02/12/2015

TomTom has signed a multi-year agreement with Volkswagen Group to bring its traffic service to their cars across Europe, starting with Audi and Volkswagen, the Dutch GPS maker announced today. This agreement comes as the two companies have signed...

Ubuntu Smartphone to Use INRIX Traffic Data - 02/09/2015

Real-time traffic vendor INRIX has set a deal with open source software company Canonical to provide traffic, incident and parking information for the world's first Ubuntu smartphone, BQ's Aquaris E4.5, which was announced on Friday. Canonical's...

INRIX Appoints Scott Sedlik as General Manager EMEA - 01/12/2015

Traffic information provider INRIX has appointed a new General Manager of EMEA in the name of Scott Sedlik, who has been with the company since its early days (2005). As vice president he was most recently in charge of product planning and market...

TomTom Debuts Real-Time Traffic in Chile and Mexico - 01/07/2015

TomTom today announced an expansion of its real-time traffic service in Latin America, now covering Chile and Mexico. TomTom was already providing this service in Brazil. Mexico City ranks fourth in the world for overall congestion according to...

TomTom Traffic Goes to Malaysia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia & UAE - 12/18/2014

TomTom today announced the availability of its real-time traffic information service in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. The live traffic service of the Dutch GPS maker now covers 34 countries (including 7 micro states:...

INRIX Gets $10 Million from Intel Capital - 11/05/2014

Real-time traffic provider INRIX announced yesterday a strategic collaboration with Intel to develop next generation smart cities analytics platforms and applications. As part of their collaboration, Intel Capital, is investing $10 million in INRIX....

TomTom Extends Traffic Contract with Toyota Europe Till 2018 - 10/02/2014

TomTom today at the Paris motor show announced that it has reached an agreement to extend its supply of real-time traffic information to Toyota Motor Europe beyond 2016 to 2018. Toyota drivers will have access to TomTom Traffic and Places across the...

10 Cities & Public Authorities to Barter Traffic Data with Waze - 10/02/2014

The real-time crowdsourced navigation app Waze has launched a programme to work with municipalities worldwide. Waze “Connected Citizens“ promotes more efficient traffic monitoring by sharing crowdsourced incident reports from Waze drivers....

Continental: “Digital Radio Grows Everywhere in Europe Apart France“ - 09/17/2014

Tier one automotive supplier Continental was organizing this week a technology demonstration in France in partnership with traffic provider Mediamobile (V-Traffic) to showcase the interest of digital radio broadcast for cars. It highlighted its...

Intelematics Expands RDS-TMC Traffic Coverage in Australia - 09/17/2014

Australian real-time traffic provider Intelematics has announced last week a major expansion of its coverage. By December 2014 Intelematics will add more than 45,000 square miles (72,500 square kilometers) to the SUNA RDS-TMC network. This is a 80...

Porsche Holding Invests $55M, Takes 10% Ownership in Traffic Provider Inrix - 09/15/2014

On Friday last week Porsche Automobil Holding SE announced a $55 million investment in traffic provider INRIX valuing the company at $550 million. Porsche Automobil Holding SE is the investment vehicle of the Porsche family that is a majority...

TomTom Launches Real-Time Traffic Service in Turkey - 07/22/2014

TomTom today announced the launch of its real-time traffic service in Turkey. The latest TomTom Traffic Index ranks Istanbul second in the world for overall traffic congestion levels, with 62 percent of road networks in the city facing higher...
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