New Delhi, December 13, 2012: Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd., today has affirmed its place in GPS devices market when Garmin nüvi 2565LM won ‘GPS in-car
Navigators’ category in comparison test announced by ThinkDigit magazine.
The jury was impressed with the overall package offered – solid build with the rubberised back, excellent display, visually appealing user interface and possibly the best navigation quality, particularly with the precise voice commands. “This award is of utmost importance to us and it cements our assertion of the quality that we provide in our products. Recently we have reached a milestone of selling more than 100 million products, which also shows the popularity of our devices worldwide. We would like to assure our valuable customers and also the prospective customers that Garmin will never let them down on quality and innovation,” says Tony An, Marketing Director, Garmin.
The jury said that for those who like to challenge themselves, there is the Eco-Drive feature that assesses your driving style and gives you an approximate fuel economy figure. “In just 23 years, we’ve gone from a startup company into one that is a global consumer brand – and one that continues to extend its reach by creating new markets and product categories that focus on location technology,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin’s president and COO. “It is our associates and customers who have made this achievement possible. Garmin is fortunate to have a global workforce that is passionate, able to dream big and execute successfully on those ideas. Our customers are also passionate about their Garmin devices, and the feedback they provide has been instrumental in delivering new products that make their activities safer, more successful, and more enjoyable,” he adds.
In addition to continually advancing its highly diversified automotive/mobile, fitness, outdoor, marine, and aviation markets, Garmin is growing its presence geographically in emerging markets like China, India, and South America; investing in its global automotive OEM capabilities; and making key strategic acquisitions that enhance the company’s technology portfolio.
Garmin India, is a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold more than 100 million navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin's products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at http://www8.garmin.com/company/newsroom/ or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200.
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