TOMTOM_Logo_NO_RHow many of you out there actually refer to the weather report not only for the day ahead, but also the forecast for an entire week? Well, if you happen to have raised your hand in affirmation and live in Europe, perhaps it might be time to consider a KIA the next time you want to purchase a new ride. Why do we say so? Well, it looks as though TomTom intends to be the one behind the equipping of European KIA cars with both traffic as well as weather data, now how about that?

TomTom, the navigation systems company from Holland, claimed that they have already inked a deal with KIA of South Korea in order to deliver the likes of traffic, weather and other kinds of real-time data which will see action in European models. Financial details of this partnership have not been revealed, but we do know this – KIA happens to sell approximately 350,000 of their cars in Europe each year.

On a separate note, TomTom has also mentioned earlier this morning that they will also deliver maps as well as navigation in upcoming European model of cars for SsangYong – yet another automobile company that hails from South Korea. It looks like there is plenty of TomTom love heading towards a couple of South Korean automobile manufacturers – will we hear whispers of Hyundai next?

Filed in Transportation. Read more about GPS, kia and tomtom. Source: reuters

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