Volkswagen and Nokia Join to Add NAVTEQ Maps to Infotainment Systems
Nokia and Volkswagen are joining forces to provide advanced NAVTEQ navigation services in Volkswagen vehicles. Volkswagen of Ann Arbor is looking forward to these high-tech navigation systems.
Online PR News – 09-October-2012 – Ann Arbor, MI – Nokia has recently announced a new partnership with Volkswagen to include its NAVTEQ mapping platform in Volkswagen’s new Discover Media and Discover Pro infotainment systems. Volkswagen of Ann Arbor is excited for this new partnership and looks forward to the new mapping systems. The NAVTEQ services will include highly-accurate maps and traffic information, as well as options such as 3D visual guidance.
Additionally, Nokia will supply services that include routing information, driver alerts, speed limit guide, and advanced traffic information. The NAVTEQ Traffic service is an advanced system with data aggregated from an array of sources, including commercial and consumer probe data, a fixed proprietary sensor network, event-based data from government sources, and billions of traffic records.
The traffic information from NAVTEQ Traffic is highly-accurate and up-to the minute. NAVTEQ has services in over 30 countries, saving drivers time, fuel, and aggravation. With the Volkswagen Group’s integration of 3D Landmarks and 3D City Models, it will help drivers even more driving in unfamiliar areas.
The Head of Electric and Electronics Development at Volkswagen, Dr. Volkmar Tannerger, stated his enthusiasm towards the new system when stating “NAVTEQ Maps are known for automotive grade quality and, with the addition of innovative 3D content and a real-time traffic service, Volkswagen Group drivers around the world can look forward to a first class navigation experience with our new systems.”
Volkswagen of Ann Arbor is excited to have their vehicles equipped with the most up-to-date navigation. The system will provide the best routes, reliable detours, and offer location suggestions. With the roads constantly changing, drivers can have confidence that their Volkswagen can get them where they need to be.
For more information on the new NAVTEQ mapping software in Volkswagen vehicles, please visit Volkswagen of Ann Arbor. Their knowledgeable sales staff will be happy to answer all questions. You can also visit them online at http://www.vwannarbor.com/. To see Volkswagen news and Ann Arbor updates, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VWofAnnArbor.
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