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TomTom GO 740 LIVE Wins CNET Editors’ Choice Award

Jun 30 2009

TomTom GO 740 LIVE Wins CNET Editors’ Choice Award


SAN FRANCISCO, June, 29, 2009
– TomTom, the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, today announced that it received a CNET Editors’ Choice award for the TomTom GO 740 LIVE, a connected portable navigation device that provides exceptional routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather and QuickGPSfix™. The coveted CNET Editors’ Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer electronics and software that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, value, and its logo is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.


CNET Editors’ Choice winners are recognized as top products in their respective technology categories, and contribute to the standard by which all future products are judged. A key selection requirement is that it must also change the competitive landscape of its market, whether through innovative features, exceptional value for the price, remarkable ease of use, or a demonstrable boost to the lives of its users.


The powerful combination of TomTom’s IQ Routes Technology and real-time traffic feeds uniquely enables the TomTom GO 740 LIVE to provide drivers with the fastest routing and most accurate travel times without the need for Bluetooth connectivity or wires – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. According to CNET’s editors, the GO 740 LIVE was chosen because it “puts a tremendous amount of information at your fingertips and makes it easy to access and process it all from the driver’s seat.”


“We are very excited about this honor from CNET as their Editors’ Choice award has become the hallmark of technology quality and innovation, and its logo is a symbol consumers know and trust,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom Inc. “This is an exceptional achievement and we are very proud to be recognized for our dedication and commitment to producing the highest quality products available today.”


For information on the TomTom GO 740 LIVE and the CNET Editors’ Choice award, please visit http://www.cnet.com/editors-choice/ .


For Public Relations please contact:
Kevin Carter
TomTom Inc.
Tel: (978) 405-1840
Email: kevin.carter@tomtom.com

About TomTom TomTom NV is the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps. TomTom NV has over 3,300 employees working in four business units – TomTom, Tele Atlas, AUTO and WORK.
TomTom’s products are developed with an emphasis on innovation, quality, ease of use, safety and value. TomTom’s products include all-in-one navigation devices which enable customers to navigate right out of the box; these are the award-winning TomTom GO family, the TomTom XL and TomTom ONE ranges and the TomTom RIDER. Additionally, independent research proves that TomTom products have a significant positive effect on driving and road safety.
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power some of the world’s most essential navigation and location-based services (LBS). Through a combination of its own products and partnerships, Tele Atlas offers digital map coverage of more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The Automotive business unit develops and sells navigation systems and services to car manufacturers and OEMs. TomTom WORK combines industry leading communication and smart navigation technology with leading edge tracking and tracing expertise.
TomTom NV was founded in 1991 in Amsterdam and has offices in Europe, North America, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. TomTom is listed at Euronext Amsterdam in The Netherlands. For more information, go to www.tomtom.com.

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