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What is a nuclear verdict? And how does TomTom route around the problem?

Fleet and logistics companies don’t just have to worry about getting goods from A to B on time. They also worry about them getting there in one piece. There’s not much that can go wrong when delivering your Amazon Prime order or Uber Eats. But when things get a bit more industrial, the risk goes through the roof. Location data, and dedicated routing, can help take the edge off, though.
Mar 02, 2023·5 mins read
How TomTom Mapped an Airport in Three Days | TomTom
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Navigation nightmare: How TomTom mapped an airport in three days

It’s that time of the year again: your holiday has arrived. You’re loading bags into the car ready to head to the airport. You’re excited, but you’ve got a flight to catch, and time is ticking. Sandy beaches and hot sun await but hang on – your navigation isn’t working properly. You’re being led in circles, with no way of knowing how to get to the airport.
Jul 21, 2022·7 mins read
How WowTruck Maximizes Efficiency of Fleet Tracking and Delivery | TomTom Blog
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How WowTruck maximizes efficiency of fleet tracking and delivery

In the world of fleet management, there are two big jobs. The first is to maximize the amount of time a fleet driver spends on the road with a fully loaded trailer. The second is maintaining visibility of fleet assets.
Nov 18, 2021·5 mins read
Navigation SDK Solutions for Fleet Management and Developers | TomTom Blog
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Navigation SDK: Powering developers and drivers for fleet and logistics

TomTom has been at the forefront of digital mapping and navigation since it entered the market over 30 years ago. The company’s mapping solutions have powered some of the world’s biggest and most-loved applications. Now, companies and developers can access the same market-leading turn-by-turn navigation with TomTom’s new Navigation SDK for Mobile.
Jun 22, 2022·4 mins read

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The in-vehicle experience will see automotive’s next big disruption: Digital cockpits

The automotive world is being forced to evolve to growing customer demands and increasing societal pressures. Drivers want true mobile app integration, not systems that piggyback the car’s IVI; they want richer in-vehicle experiences and high-level automated driver aids (ADAS). Alongside this, society is pushing the transition to electric power and for improvements in vehicle safety.
Apr 18, 2023·11 mins read
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How to boost your impact: Understanding TomTom’s five leadership principles

Big ambitions call for clear actions. But making the right decision is easier said than done. Where do you start? How do you develop an idea? What’s the best way of collaborating to reach shared goals and grow together along the way? TomTom has defined basic principles of leadership that everyone can follow to answer these questions, helping TomTom’ers make a greater impact in work and life.
Apr 11, 2023·3 mins read
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Q&A: How is TomTom helping fix the pains of the EV industry?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve interviewed TomTom’ers who are working on the future of mapping and location tech. We’ve spoken with the technically minded, the future oriented and the community focused. Most recently, we talked to one of TomTom’s EV experts. It might surprise you to find out that TomTom is so invested in the world of EV, but, as we learned, location data and digital maps are going to play a central role in the transition to cleaner transport.
Apr 05, 2023·14 mins read
life at TomTom

The now of work: How TomTom is giving TomTom'ers what they need today

It’s easy to get nostalgic about the past or look ahead to the future. But then there’s the present. While TomTom has a keen eye on building the future of mapmaking, it is also providing TomTom’ers with the tools and environment they need now to make their future (and TomTom’s) a reality. I spoke to Arne-Christian van der Tang, Chief Human Resources Officer at TomTom, to learn more about how the location tech company is doing this by focusing on flexibility, impact and leadership for all TomTom’ers.
Mar 28, 2023·6 mins read
behind the map

SXSW 2023: Making maps and location tech is really hard, but not if we do it together

On March 12, 2023, in Austin, Texas, mapping experts from the likes of Meta, Lyft and TomTom, working at the heart of this industry, gathered on the Industries Expo – Next Stage at SXSW to discuss the future of mapmaking and location-powered tech. If there’s anything we need to take away from this talk it’s that working with maps and location data is hard, whatever part of the industry you operate in. But it doesn’t need to be, if we work together.
Mar 21, 2023·6 mins read
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'Trucking Girl' Iwona Blecharczyk talks about the tech that's helping get women into truck driving

This year’s International Women's Day highlighted the importance of innovative tech in promoting gender equality and empowering women. To celebrate the day and learn more, we sat down with Iwona Blecharczyk, TomTom ambassador and truck driver, to understand how tech innovation is making the trucking industry more appealing and accessible to women.
Mar 15, 2023·3 mins read
explainers and insights

Open mapping and OSM's sisterhood, according to TomTom's OSM community manager

It’s been a few months since TomTom announced its new mapping platform and data ecosystem. Since then, the company has also announced its involvement in the Overture Foundation, an open map data project. The wider open mapping community is an important part of the future of location tech, so in this week’s Q&A we talk to someone working close to the world of open mapping and community-built maps.
Mar 08, 2023·9 mins read
life at TomTom

How TomTom is redesigning its workspaces to suit everyone’s needs

Who doesn’t love a home makeover? The behind-the-scenes look at the construction. The build-up to the unveiling. The big reveal and the joy of getting to enjoy the new home. The same is happening at TomTom right now. The company is redesigning its offices. Some have been completed. Others are still on the way. But the excitement is the same. TomTom’ers are ready for a refreshed workspace that supports them on their quest to engineer the first real-time map.
Mar 07, 2023·4 mins read
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