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Drive with the New TomTom Summer Map of Australia

Dec 10 2009

Drive with the New TomTom Summer Map of Australia

Always have the latest map with TomTom!

Sydney, 10 December 2009 TomTom, the world’s largest portable navigation solutions provider, today announces the release of its latest map refresh; the TomTom Summer Map of Australia 2009. This map includes extensive feature upgrades that will enhance the safety and navigational experience for TomTom users.

The TomTom Summer Map features the latest Whereis® map data and includes many improvements:
• Road speed limits for most metropolitan roads, major road networks and interconnecting roads across Australia, enabling better speed awareness and improved safety for drivers using TomTom GPS devices
• Increased lane guidance coverage on major roads in the metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra and Darwin and major highways across Australia.
• Rural road upgrade across Australia
• 99+% population coverage and over 1,000,000 km of roads

“The release of the TomTom Summer Map confirms our commitment to consistently providing the most up-to-date maps available to TomTom GPS users”, said Chris Kearney, Marketing Manager, TomTom Australia and New Zealand. “The significant improvements to rural road coverage, road speed information, address range and an update of POI’s will deliver fantastic navigating benefits to TomTom's Australian users.”

TomTom’s Best Maps & Latest Map Guarantee

The new map includes tens of thousands of anonymous GPS measurements that originated from TomTom’s global community of drivers through TomTom IQ Routes™. TomTom and its community are unique in the GPS industry in the way they work together to create the most reliable and up-to-date maps in the world.

TomTom’s Latest Map Guarantee ensures that if TomTom makes a newer Australian map available within 30 days of a customer first using their TomTom GPS, the newer map will be made available via download at no extra charge.

The Latest Map Guarantee is enabled by TomTom HOME, the free software package from TomTom that helps to future proof all TomTom GPS devices.

TomTom’s complete map package – high-quality Whereis® maps installed on all products, quarterly map updates, Latest Map Guarantee, and Map Share™ - means that TomTom is able to provide customers with the best maps in the industry.

TomTom Summer Map availability and pricing

The TomTom Summer Map is available for purchase through the TomTom map shop ( for $139.95.

The TomTom Summer Map of Australia 2009 will come as standard on all new TomTom GPS devices and can be downloaded to current models via activation of TomTom’s Latest Map Guarantee.

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