TomTom will equip Hyundai Motor Group with Maps and Traffic

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) and TomTom are deepening their partnership by equipping all vehicles in Europe with TomTom technology as standard.

  • Extended deal now covers all Genesis, Hyundai and Kia vehicles in Europe
  • TomTom maps and real-time traffic to enhance the in-dash navigation experience for HMG drivers
  • TomTom ADAS Map to improve the safety and convenience of HMG’s highway driving assistance technology, helping to comply with Intelligent Speed ​​Assist (ISA) regulations

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TomTom (TOM2), the trusted location-based technology specialist, today announced that its maps and real-time traffic data have been chosen by Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) to support its entire vehicle range in Europe. Over the next few years, millions of HMG vehicles will be fitted with this technology as standard.

As was already the case for Genesis drivers, all Hyundai and Kia customers in Europe will now be able to enjoy TomTom’s high-quality maps supporting their vehicles’ in-dash navigation and automated driving features. level two. Genesis, HMG’s premium brand, launched its model range in Europe in the summer of last year, equipped with TomTom maps and real-time traffic technology.

TomTom’s advanced maps help automakers push the boundaries of automation by enabling Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to better predict the road ahead. The TomTom ADAS map provides these systems with higher quality traffic information, including incline, lanes, curves and speed limits, improving safety, comfort and eco-performance. HMG’s innovative Highway Driving Assist (HDA) uses this data to independently modify speed if the posted limit changes, and automatically slow down and navigate highway ramps and transition curves in a more safe. TomTom map data provides highly accurate and verified content for all types of speed limits across Europe, helping to comply with the Intelligent Speed ​​Assist (ISA) regulations, which have come into force in July 2022.

“We are delighted that all Hyundai and Kia drivers in Europe are enjoying the convenience and safety offered by TomTom’s best-in-class location-based technology,” said Haeyoung Kwon, Vice President and Group Head of Infotainment Development at HMG. “TomTom is a partner we trust to provide highly accurate map data that enhances our highway driving assistance technology, as well as real-time traffic information that helps us optimize navigation guidance and the ETAs.”

“It is a pleasure to extend our relationship with Hyundai Motor Group so that every one of their cars in Europe is equipped with TomTom technology,” said Antoine Saucier, Managing Director of TomTom Automotive. “Hyundai Motor Group is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking players in the automotive industry, and we look forward to collaborating over the next decade, creating pioneering solutions that deliver freedom of movement in a safe way. , nice and clean.”

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Our highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and APIs enable smart mobility on a global scale, making roads safer, driving easier and the air cleaner.

Based in Amsterdam with offices around the world, TomTom’s technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of drivers, businesses and governments every day.

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