USA: According to a recent news, Garmin International announced that Daimler AG has selected Garmin as global navigation provider for future Mercedes-Benz models. Garmin’s navigation will be fully integrated into Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems over the next four years.
As per the source, building upon Garmin’s interface, navigation functionality will be integrated into the Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems to provide an efficient and intuitive experience. In addition to displaying navigation and maps on the in-dash display, users will have access to important driver information, such as next turn, at a glance on a second display, positioned behind the steering wheel. The Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems also allow users to control navigation functions through the system’s rotary controller or via voice command functionality. In addition to that, Garmin’s next-generation navigation software is said to provide positioning information for Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) functionalities of the vehicle to assist drivers in challenging situations.
Matt Munn, Managing Director-Automotive OEM, Garmin, said: “Being selected by Daimler as their global tier-one navigation solution partner is a testament to Garmin’s growing capability and exceptional product quality in the auto OEM space. We are honored by Daimler’s confidence in Garmin and we look forward to working with them to deliver an exceptional navigation experience for the world’s most discerning drivers.”