MapmyIndia powers India’s top-selling car models’ GPS navigation

Telecom Lead India: MapmyIndia is powering India’s top-selling car models’ GPS navigation initiatives.

The top-selling car models include Honda City, Tata Manza, Mahindra XUV 500, Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton, Ford Endeavour, BMW 7, 5 & 3 series, Jaguar-Land Rover Freelander 2, Fiat Linea and Renault Scala.

MapmyIndia has upgraded its navigation solution to include the latest version 7.1 maps of India.

The maps cover 7.1 million places of interest, 1.9 million road kilometers, 600,000 towns and villages, 4,751 cities with street-level details, 39 cities with house-level details and 36 cities with full 3D city models.

MapmyIndia has already collaborated with leading car manufacturers across India to offer MapmyIndia GPS navigation to their consumers, including BMW, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mercedes, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, Renault, Mitsubishi, GM, Ford, Tata, Mahindra and Maruti.

The year 2012 has seen an exponential increase in adoption of navigation into automotive platforms, with over 200,000 cars scheduled to come with built-in navigation systems in India in 2013.

MapmyIndia has sold over 140,000 GPS navi-tainment systems systems through its network of over 1500+ car showrooms and car accessory shops across 100+ cities in India.

“We are excited to further strengthen our partnerships with all leading car manufacturers and the ecosystem to push the many benefits of GPS navigation to consumers across India,” said Shivalik Prasad, executive director, MapmyIndia.

The version 7.1 MapmyIndia maps continue to provide full 3D coverage of India, with digital elevation models and terrain across India, thousands of full-scale 3D landmarks across India, which offer life-like 360-degree views of popular tourist and commercial landmarks, and full 3D city models containing 3D buildings in residential and commercial areas for 36 major cities across India, including all the major metropolitan areas.

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