NAVTEQ and MapQuest Expand Business Arrangement

Agreement Now Includes Access to Entire NAVTEQ(R) Map Database

CHICAGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, today announced that MapQuest, the top mapping website in the US*, has expanded its agreement with NAVTEQ. Under the new agreement, MapQuest now has access to all 73 countries in the NAVTEQ map database, as well as future country releases. MapQuest will utilize NAVTEQ data in both its Internet and mobile applications.

"MapQuest has remained a leader in online mapping by providing users with reliable maps and directions, high quality data, and easy-to-use features," said Christian Dwyer, senior vice president and general manager, MapQuest, Inc. "Our agreement with NAVTEQ helps ensure that we continue to provide users with the best experience possible."

The inclusion of the entire NAVTEQ database further optimizes MapQuest's location offerings by providing rich map content beyond the U.S. NAVTEQ map data spans 73 countries and territories on six continents, and includes some of the fastest growing economies in the world such as Brazil, Russia and India.

"NAVTEQ has worked closely with MapQuest for many years and we look forward expanding our business relationship," said Jeff Mize, executive vice president, sales, NAVTEQ. "With this increased access to our entire NAVTEQ database, MapQuest can now develop compelling location solutions that affect consumer activity worldwide."

*comScore Media Metrix, March 2008, based on unique visitors

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has more than 3,500 employees located in 174 offices and in 32 countries.

NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries. All rights reserved.

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Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors. NAVTEQ does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document.

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