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TomTom Introduces Roadside Assistance

Oct 12 2010

~ TomTom Introduces Roadside Assistance ~

TomTom Equips Drivers with Safety at Every Turn

Concord, MA 12 October 2010 – TomTom, the world’s leading provider of location and navigation solutions, today launched a Roadside Assistance service for all users of TomTom’s world-class GPS devices and the TomTom App for iPhone. This new service will keep drivers safer with towing, flat tire repair, jump starts, vehicle lockout service, fuel delivery, and more assistance services.

Available through a partnership with Cross Country Automotive Services, one of the largest providers of dispatched roadside assistance services in North America, this program will be offered to both new and existing TomTom drivers in the U.S. and Canada.

“In addition to delivering the fastest and most accurate turn-by-turn directions to our users each day, TomTom is always looking for ways to help drivers reach their destinations quickly and safely," said Tom Murray, Senior Vice President of Market Development, TomTom. “The launch of TomTom's Roadside Assistance program now offers TomTom users even more reason to go confidently as they head out on the road."

TomTom has always been committed to creating a safe driving experience and currently offers other safety features such as Speed Alerts, a Help Me! Menu, and Text-to-Speech directions.

“As one of the most respected and established motor clubs in America, we look forward to giving TomTom drivers access to our award-winning response teams,” added Charlie Cavolina, Chief Service Officer, Cross Country. “With service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year, we can offer TomTom drivers peace of mind no matter when or where they are driving.”

TomTom drivers will have the option to pay for this service through an annual membership or per incident. For more information or to print out the Toll Free Number for the TomTom Roadside Assistance program, visit

For Public Relations please contact:

Lea Armstrong
TomTom Inc.
Tel: (978) 405-1840

About TomTom N.V.

TomTom N.V. (AEX: TOM2) is the world’s leading provider of location and navigation solutions. Headquartered in The Netherlands it has over 3,000 employees worldwide. Over 45 million people use its solutions every day, in the form of dedicated portable navigation devices (PNDs), in-dash car systems or tracking and tracing solutions for fleet management. In addition, hundreds of millions of people use TomTom’s digital maps on the internet or mobile phones.

In 2009, TomTom reported €1.5 billion in revenues and a €340 million net cash flow from operating activities. More information about TomTom can be found at

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