CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 17, 2011 — TomTom Business Solutions, the division dedicated to commercial fleets, today unveiled the TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK. Designed to provide truck drivers and fleet managers with automated routing that takes into account vehicle profiles and road attributes and restrictions, the PRO 7150 saves time and money by ensuring that each trip is optimized and takes advantage of TomTom’s extensive map and traffic data.
TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK. (Photo: Business Wire)
With the PRO 7150 TRUCK, drivers will enjoy a navigation experience that automatically favors main roads over secondary roads, avoids sharp turns and U-turns, and includes a comprehensive collection of truck attributes such as weight and dimension limitations to avoid low-bridge clearances, and load characteristics such as HAZMAT restrictions. Safety-focused features include: road restriction and dead-end warnings that automatically pop up when drivers are about to encounter danger; advanced lane guidance to easily maneuver difficult intersections; hands-free dialing; a clear 5-inch capacitive touch-screen to keep drivers relaxed and to minimize in-cab distraction.
TomTom has partnered with ProMiles, an industry leader in transportation solutions, to deliver the most comprehensive map attributes for commercial vehicles in the North American market today.
“ProMiles’ industry-leading commercial transportation data enhances the TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK resulting in 17 times more last-mile commercial vehicle coverage,” says Michael Geffroy, Vice President of Sales, North America for TomTom Business Solutions. “Due to the complexities of commercial vehicle regulations and road restrictions, it is critical to collaborate with a partner that has a long standing expertise on trucking”
The PRO 7150 TRUCK includes nationwide map coverage of national and state/provincial highways in the U.S. and Canada, including last-mile restriction coverage in most major truck-relevant municipalities. The POI database contains more than seven million Points of Interest.
As part of the TomTom WORKsmart™ solution, the PRO 7150 TRUCK offers connectivity to enable easy fleet management and access to LIVE Services*. WORKsmart functionality includes vehicle tracking, job dispatching, time management, eco driving, IFTA fuel tax reporting interface via ProMiles, and management reporting via a TomTom WEBFLEET subscription. TomTom LIVE Services give the professional driver access to Speed Cameras, Fuel prices, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather as well as TomTom HD Traffic, the most accurate traffic information available.
Availability and pricing:
The new TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK is available today in North America via authorized business partners. The PRO 7150 TRUCK recommended retail price is $349.95. LIVE services require a subscription to TomTom WEBFLEET®.
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About TomTom N.V.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3,500 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.
Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning HD Traffic™.
For the world’s most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic information please visit www.tomtom.com/livetraffic
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
About TomTom Business Solutions
TomTom Business Solutions is a leading provider of fleet management solutions, and is recognized as the fastest growing Telematics Service Provider (TSP) for commercial fleets in Europe. TomTom Business Solutions is fully dedicated to commercial vehicle fleets and has been operating under the TomTom WORK brand for the past 5 years. TomTom Business Solutions’ WORKsmart fleet management solutions integrate navigation, dispatch and tracking through a combination of industry-leading hardware, software and maps.
ProMiles Software Development Corporation is an industry leader in the commercial trucking industry. For 25+ years, ProMiles has provided the industry with Truck Specific mileage, mapping, routing and fuel tax reporting applications that are now available to 53 of the 58 North American jurisdictions for auditing IFTA, IRP, log books and more. ProMiles has provided those same tools to industry professionals to ensure accurate calculations of jurisdictional mileage reporting.
* LIVE Services require a subscription to TomTom WEBFLEET® and a LINK 300 installed in the vehicle. End-users will receive non-transferable traffic data through the length of their subscription, or until TomTom no longer receives traffic updates from its suppliers, whichever occurs first. Details and terms at www.tomtom.com/legal.
** Inclusive of non-transferable traffic data and up to four
non-transferable map data updates per year until the product’s useful
life expires or TomTom no longer receives map or traffic updates from
its suppliers, whichever is shorter. Lifetime Maps are available for US,
CAN and MEX only. Details and terms at