MapmyIndia signs up with General Motors for in-car navigation

MapmyIndia signs up with General Motors for in-car navigation
MapmyIndia Navigator, a recently launched Indian PND, will now come as a standard accessory in all variants of General Motors' premium cars in India. With this development, MapmyIndia Navigator becomes the first GPS navigator in India to be available as a standard accessory with a car, this unprecedented initiative on the part of GM sends positive signals for the navigation industry in the country.

The MapmyIndia Navigator will also be available for sale at all 78 GM dealerships across India as a certified GM genuine accessory, where anyone can walk in and purchase the product.

MapmyIndia Navigator offers complete coverage of streets, localities, sub-localities, and points of interest in 18 major cities as well as access to 55,000 towns and villages connected by national and state highways, important landmarks within 150 cities and 200,000 tourist and business points of interest across the country. MapmyIndia Navigator costs around $550, it is available since October 2007.

“This partnership is one more step for us in the direction of MapmyIndia's own vision of providing Indian consumers the best navigation products and services - on the internet, mobile, and in-car”, says Mr. Rakesh Verma, Managing Director at MapmyIndia.

Tuesday, January 15th 2008

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