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TomTom joins the OpenStreetMap Foundation as its first Platinum Member

TomTom recently announced that it’s supporting the OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF) as a Platinum Member. Last year, the geolocation company explained the instrumental role that OpenStreetMap (OSM) data is playing in its efforts to build the smartest map on the planet via the TomTom Maps Platform. Its latest move further affirms the company’s commitment to the global OSM project.
Mar 16, 2023·3 mins read
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TomTom helps show off Amsterdam's rich mapmaking history, and future, in museum exhibition

TomTom is partnering with an Amsterdam-based museum to shine a light on the city's rich history of mapmaking and turn our gaze towards its future.
Feb 22, 2023·2 mins read
5 things to know this Data Privacy Week | TomTom Newsroom
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The Short Cut: 5 things to know this Data Privacy Week

From January 22 to 28, it's Data Privacy Week. So, this week's Short Cut is going to play a slightly different tune to normal and dive into the week's data privacy stories from the tech industry.
Jan 27, 2023·4 mins read
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The Short Cut: CES wrap-up, EVs everywhere

We're back! It's a new year and time to start a new season of The Short Cut, our news and industry happenings round up. We're nearly two whole weeks into 2023 and, already, heaps has happened — thanks CES.
Jan 13, 2023·5 mins read
TomTom Begins Supporting MapLibre with $10,000 Donation | TomTom Newsroom
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TomTom begins supporting MapLibre with $10,000 donation

Earlier this week, TomTom announced its goal to build the smartest map on the planet and outlined how its new Maps Platform that will help it get there. Part of the company's new strategy involves using OpenStreetMap data and working with open-source communities. Today, the company officially announces that it's supporting the open-source project, MapLibre.
Nov 04, 2022·2 mins read
China Demonstrates Levitating Cars and More Industry News | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: China demos levitating cars, and more news

It's all busy, busy at TomTom Towers of late. So we're now bringing you The Short Cut every other week, unless something amazing happens and we can't help but share the news. This week, read on to find out about levitating cars, vintage electric Jeeps and "The Queue."
Sep 19, 2022·4 mins read
TomTom Furthers Important Deal with Hyundai | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: TomTom furthers important deal with Hyundai, and more industry news

Welcome back to another edition of The Short Cut. After a short break, we've returned to bring you all the stories that are catching our eye at TomTom Towers. This week we're talking about how car culture has impacted language, how location data has helped scientists model disaster responses and we take a quick look at the latest announcement from TomTom.
Sep 02, 2022·4 mins read
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The Short Cut: Volunteers drive US climate change heat mapping project

Welcome back to another Short Cut, our weekly run down of EV, mobility and mapping news. Things are getting busy in TomTom Towers, but I can’t tell you why just yet. So for now, you’ll have to make do with our pick of this week’s top news stories. We cover everything from “heat maps” to the cost savings of charging your EV at home. Let’s dive in.
Aug 19, 2022·5 mins read
Computer Chip Makers – The new MVPs | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: Computer chip makers – the new MVPs and more

It’s that time of the week to veer off the beaten path and take The Short Cut. There’s a lot to discover and discuss — including how computer chip makers are the new MVPs, how school buses are being transformed to fully zero-emission fleets and much more.
Aug 12, 2022·4 mins read
The Viral Trend Driving Up Car Thefts | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: The viral trend driving up car thefts, and more

Are you ready to take the short cut again? This week, there's plenty to read about — from a trending ‘DIY hack’ that's enabling car thieves to zoom off in Kia and Hyundai cars using just a USB charging cord to an innovative solution that could make installing home EV chargers in the US simpler and cheaper.
Aug 05, 2022·5 mins read
Germany Axes Its EV Incentives | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: Germany axes its EV incentives, and more

Yes, we’re back again! It’s Short Cut time, folks. This week saw no shortage of stories to sink your claws into. Ford’s buying more batteries to ramp up its EV production and Germany is ridding itself of those handy little things that made EVs cheaper to buy: incentives.
Jul 29, 2022·4 mins read
Bidirectional EVs Could Power a Country | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: Bidirectional EVs could power a country, and more

Hello, hello. It’s that time of the week again: the Short Cut is landing on your screen, bringing a a bunch of new and hot topics for you to read about. From bidirectional EVs heating up to an update on the EV revolution, there’s no shortage of interesting takes.
Jul 22, 2022·4 mins read
EV Batteries are Downsizing | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: EV batteries are downsizing, and more

Great to see you again! This week’s Short Cut is ready for your industry-news hungry eyes. From an insightful article on the growing adoption of EVs, to the continuing evolution of batteries, there’s much to read about this week.
Jul 15, 2022·4 mins read
It’s Time Supercars Went Electric | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: It’s time supercars went electric, and more

Another week, another Short Cut! In this week’s edition we learn how luxury supercars are no longer the privileged elite of the EU when it comes to fossil fuel legislation, and the UK has sold half a million EVs as of June.
Jul 08, 2022·4 mins read
EV Industry is Endangering 22,000 Jobs in the UK | TomTom Blog
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The Short Cut: EV industry is endangering 22,000 jobs in the UK, and more

Fancy seeing you here! Welcome back. Are you ready to dive right into the latest news? This week we hear from LG Electronics announcing its foray into EV chargers, to Land Rover EV conversion kits. Let’s get to it.
Jul 01, 2022·5 mins read
How Europe Will Travel in 2022 | TomTom Blog
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Chaotic airports or congested roads? How Europe will travel in 2022

With several parts of the world reopening to tourists, summer 2022 is touted as the season travel will recover from the pandemic. We asked Europeans if they plan to go big or stay home to find out whether this summer will be travel chaos or travel chill.
Jun 28, 2022·5 mins read
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