TomTom Launches Its World-Class Traffic Service in Greece, Hungary and Slovakia

TomTom (TOM2) today extends its reach in Central and Eastern Europe with the launch of TomTom Traffic in Greece, Hungary and Slovakia. Now, 46 countries around the world have access to world-class traffic information from TomTom.

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“The launch of TomTom Traffic gives drivers, the automotive industry and governments a concrete way to tackle traffic congestion in their market. Our aim is to be the preferred provider of traffic services in every market we operate in.”

“Traffic congestion is an issue for many countries around the world, including Greece, Hungary and Slovakia,” said Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of Traffic at TomTom. “The launch of TomTom Traffic gives drivers, the automotive industry and governments a concrete way to tackle traffic congestion in their market. Our aim is to be the preferred provider of traffic services in every market we operate in.”

Traffic congestion levels in Greece are among the highest in Europe. In the Greek capital of Athens, an average commute takes 30 minutes longer during rush hour, according to TomTom Traffic data. In Budapest, commuting by car adds a 26 minute delay during rush hour.

The car industry in Slovakia grew in 2014 with an estimated 970,000 cars manufactured.* Volkswagen, Kia and Peugeot manufacture cars in Slovakia, making it one of the world’s leading markets for car production per capita.

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Notes to Editors: *http://www.cei.int/node/1767/6825

Countries with TomTom Traffic:

1 Andorra 16 Hungary 31 Russia 46 Vatican City
2 Australia 17 Ireland 32 San Marino
3 Austria 18 Italy 33 Saudi Arabia
4 Belgium 19 Lesotho 34 Singapore
5 Brazil 20 Liechtenstein 35 Slovakia
6 Canada 21 Luxembourg 36 South Africa
7 Chile 22 Malaysia 37 Spain
8 China 23 Malta 38 Sweden
9 Czech Republic 24 Mexico 39 Switzerland
10 Denmark 25 Monaco 40 Taiwan
11 Finland 26 Netherlands 41 Turkey
12 France 27 New Zealand 42 Thailand
13 Germany 28 Norway 43 United Kingdom
14 Gibraltar 29 Poland 44 United States
15 Greece 30 Portugal 45 UAE

About TomTom

TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.

Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 4,000 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 46 countries.

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