New GPS Solution is First to Offer the Revolutionary TomTom HD Traffic for Commercial Vehicle Fleets
CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 8, 2011 — TomTom Business Solutions, the division dedicated to commercial fleets, today unveiled a new navigation solution for the North American market designed to help businesses improve their productivity. The PRO 9150 is a portable fleet management solution that requires no installation and can be moved easily among vehicles in a fleet. With improved route guidance and real-time traffic updates with TomTom HD Traffic, the PRO 9150 will help drivers save time on the road.
“The PRO 9150 brings a unique offering to the market by combining navigation, GPS tracking and work-order communication in an easy to use, portable solution. Businesses can rely on a complete fleet management solution and the flexibility to quickly deploy the devices across vehicles as needed,” said Michael Geffroy, vice president of sales, North America for TomTom Business Solutions.
”The addition of TomTom HD Traffic to our solution represents a revolution in real-time traffic information that further empowers businesses with superior driving intelligence to help them reach more customers every day,” added Geffroy.
TomTom HD Traffic
The connected PRO 9150 features powerful LIVE services* and is the first device for commercial fleets to offer the award-winning TomTom HD Traffic, the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date traffic solution available. With TomTom HD Traffic, fleet drivers can spend less time in traffic and get to their destination faster.
By capturing and reporting more actual traffic jams, TomTom HD Traffic provides the most accurate reporting to help drivers avoid delays and better plan their arrival times. TomTom HD Traffic recognizes traffic conditions for all major and secondary roads within the U.S. road network, and by delivering real-time traffic updates every two minutes, drivers will steer clear of traffic sooner.
PRO 9150 and WORKsmart
The PRO 9150 works with the TomTom WORKsmart™ solution to deliver vehicle tracking, job dispatch, time management, eco driving and management reporting tools via a TomTom WEBFLEET® subscription. WORKsmart’s real-time dispatch features allow dispatchers and drivers to communicate seamlessly through work status messages, reports on closest drivers to a customer, and instant delivery of customer addresses to drivers. Additionally, reporting features allow drivers to log time on site at jobs, as well as both private and business miles.
The new TomTom PRO 9150 will be made available in North America in Q2 2011 via authorized business partners.
The PRO 9150 also offers connectivity to allow for easy fleet management and access to LIVE Services*, which give drivers access to Speed Cameras, Local Search, Fuel Prices and TomTom Weather. LIVE Services require a subscription to TomTom WEBFLEET.
Notes for Editors:
The PRO 9150 offers many additional features that enhance professional drivers' navigation experience and productivity, including:
- Instant and continuous routing
- Eco Routes to save money and reduce the impact on the environment
- Expanded driving view on 5-inch touch screen
- Bluetooth® hands free calling** to enhance safety
- Voice recognition to operate the device with verbal commands
- A click & lock mount to keep the device securely mounted while driving
- Crisp, sharp graphics and intuitive user menus
- Pinch-to-zoom and swipe from screen-to-screen using gestures
- Premium maps of the US, Canada and Mexico
- Lifetime Traffic and Map updates***
- Advanced Lane Guidance
About TomTom N.V.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 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 TomTom HD Traffic.
For the world’s most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic information please visit www.routes.tomtom.com.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
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.