Our story

Milestones

2021

TomTom launches the TomTom Digital Cockpit – an open, modular software platform to transform the future of connected driving

2020

TomTom begins Map Editing Partnerships with Uber, among others

2019

TomTom’s first autonomous vehicle is launched to test and improve automated driving technologies

2015

TomTom launches High Definition Maps for automated driving

2015

TomTom’s innovative Transactional Map Making platform is created, enabling real-time map-making at scale

2009

TomTom introduces the world’s first sub-€500 embedded navigation solution with Renault

2008

TomTom acquires TeleAtlas, entering the mapping market

2007

TomTom enters the automotive market

2006

TomTom pioneers the use of real-time traffic service based on mobile network triangulation and GPS trace data

2005

TomTom is the first to use historic travel times as a basis for route calculation, vastly improving accuracy and estimated travel times

2005

TomTom enters the fleet management market – goes on to build Europe’s largest fleet platform

2004

TomTom GO – the world’s first all-in-one satnav device – is launched, changing driving forever

2002

TomTom introduces the world’s first street-level maps application for Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)

1996

Invention of the world’s first route-planning software for mobile devices

1991

Palmtop Software is founded in Amsterdam, becoming TomTom in 2003