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AMSTERDAM — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 6, 2016 — TomTom (TOM2) today announced the availability of truck trip planning on TomTom MyDrive1. The launch means that professional drivers can now save on driving time by conveniently planning a route anytime, and anywhere2, with TomTom MyDrive. Truck-specific journeys can be customised with preferred roads or stops, and synced to a TomTom Trucker navigation device.
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Corinne Vigreux, Co-founder and Managing Director, TomTom Consumer, said: “The innovative combination of truck-specific routing, with insanely accurate TomTom Traffic information, is designed to help save time and increase efficiency. Drivers will know the best time to depart, so when they get in their vehicle, they’re ready to go.”
MyDrive allows professional drivers to conveniently plan a multi-stop route for their truck's specific size, weight, cargo and speed. Favourite fuel and rest stops, as well as community Points of Interest can be added, and relevant, personalised customisations can be achieved. On the route, speed camera alerts and real-time traffic are shown, helping the driver to complete deliveries on time.
TomTom MyDrive truck trip planning is available on the MyDrive website at mydrive.tomtom.com. Supported TomTom models include: TomTom Trucker 500, 5000 and the TomTom Trucker 6000. The TomTom MyDrive app is available on iOS and Android™ devices on the Apple App Store and Google Play™ Store.
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At TomTom (TOM2) our mission is to make technology so easy to use, that everyone can benefit from it. We created easy to use navigation devices, helping millions of people to get where they want to be. Today, we continue to simplify the complex, making technology more accessible for everyone. We have four customer facing business units: Consumer, Telematics, Automotive and Licensing. We make easy to use navigation devices, sport watches and action cameras for consumers. We enable businesses with vehicles to more easily manage and improve fleet efficiency whilst increasing overall business performance with our Telematics solutions. We also offer a world leading real-time map platform that is powering innovative location based services and helping to make automated driving a reality for the automotive industry. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have over 4,600 employees and sell our products worldwide.
1 MyDrive route planning for trucks is only available on MyDrive Web, not the MyDrive App
2 A data connection is required