SHANGHAI, China, July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telenav, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNAV), a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, has announced its embedded navigation solution is part of the Uconnect® system available in the recently launched 2018 Jeep® Grand Commander, a new entry in the Chinese mid-size SUV market. Telenav embedded navigation is also included in the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which had its China launch in August of last year and will be included in Jeep Cherokee and Compass when they debut in China by year’s end.
The fully embedded Telenav navigation system provides a highly dynamic, relevant, and useful navigation experience. Users will gain access to a variety of new navigation features made possible through Telenav's technologies. Key features include:
“Our expansion in China demonstrates continued positive momentum for Telenav,” commented Hassan Wahla, co-president of the Telenav Automotive Business Unit. “We are pleased to provide Jeep drivers in China access to easy-to-use, localized, reliable, and always-available navigation.”
“The Telenav embedded navigation solution with its various enhancements are ideally suited to the challenging driving environment in China,” said Roger C. Lanctot, director automotive connected mobility for Strategy Analytics. “Our user experience research has consistently shown Chinese consumers using both mobile and aftermarket navigation devices to cope. Jeep is seeking, with the Telenav/Uconnect offer, to provide a mobile-like experience from the in-dash system.”
Telenav’s association with FCA China continues the company’s push into the international automotive market, helping to position it as a leading provider of location-based platform services in the connected car sector.
Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, focused on transforming life on the go for people — before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, global brands such as GM, Toyota and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Additionally, advertisers such as Nissan, Denny's, Walmart, and Best Buy reach millions of users with our highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav's location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based ads, visit www.telenav.com.
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