7th February 2023

Next-Gen Maps aim to Re-Balance Detail and Simplicity

Every sat-nav user is familiar with the chagrin of missing their turn because the map’s lines and circles don’t resemble the real world. Yandex is blaming maps, not users,...

By Roma Nazarov


5th September 2022

Hyundai to Roll Out TomTom Level Two Offering in Europe

Hyundai Motor Group has signed up mapping provider TomTom to power all the navigation systems in its future European vehicle line-up. Already seen in the group’s premium Genesis brand,...


10th August 2022

Diffusing the Connected Car’s Ticking Data Privacy Timebomb

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) collate a significant amount of data to ensure vehicle safety, requiring an always-on internet connection and hundreds of sensors. An entire industry has been...

By Graham Jarvis

7th October 2021

TomTom Beefs Up Weather Data in Sat-Navs

Automotive location specialist, TomTom, is imbedding real-time weather events into its navigation technology. That’s because around 22% of vehicle accidents annually are attributed to weather related causes. So, the...


4th January 2021

On the Road with Future In-Vehicle Sat Navs

Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are already riding shotgun in the cockpit of some connected vehicles. Now industry executives are planning the next advancements they say will...

By Robert Gray


10th March 2020

TomTom Claims Success in Fast AV Map Building

TomTom says it has proof of concept for fast building HD navigation maps required by driverless vehicles. The location technology specialist teamed up with Toyota Research Institute – Advanced...


19th July 2019

Sponsored Q&A With Kevin Bullock Business Development Director, Maxar

Kevin Bullock Maxar business development director Q: Tell us more about Maxar “We’re relatively new to the automotive industry yet we date back to the 1950s. We have a...


TomTom, Denso Developing AV Systems
8th January 2019

TomTom, Denso Developing AV Systems

TomTom is partnering with software maker Denso for development of autonomous vehicle systems. TomTom says its AV mapping systems will be equipped to draw data from Denso’s in-vehicle camera...


7th January 2019

Emissions Cut Behind Delphi and TomTom Collaboration

UK autonomous driving specialist Delphi Technologies has announced a collaboration with navigation provider TomTom in a bid to radically cut transport emissions. The pair hope to devise electronic and...


15th October 2018

Human-Free Roads To Bring AV Nearer, Says Kia Exec

Autonomous-only roads could accelerate the adoption of the technology and modern-era built cities are likely to be leading this strategy. That is the opinion of Artur Martins vice-president marketing...


3rd October 2018

TomTom to Supply HERE Owner BMW With Tech

Mapping giant TomTom has extended its global reach by adding the BMW Group to its list of auto companies it now supplies with embedded technology despite the German automaker...


19th September 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman