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From time to time, we publish press releases to help the media stay up-to-date on developments at HERE Technologies. You’ll find our English-language press releases on these pages. Don't forget to also check out the HERE 360 blog.

November 17, 2016, 3:00 pm CET

HERE maintains pole position in Strategy Analytics’ mobile location-based services 2016 report

Eindhoven, Netherlands – For the third year running, HERE, the Open Location Platform company, secured the number one spot in Strategy Analytics’ annual mobile location based services (LBS) benchmark study.

November 16, 2016, 3:00 pm CET

Hyundai selects HERE HD+ Traffic service for 2017 vehicle models sold in the U.S. and Canada

Chicago, Illinois – HERE, the Open Location Platform company, announced today that its HD+ Traffic service will be available in select 2017 Hyundai cars sold in the U.S. and Canada. HERE HD+ Traffic is an innovative new distribution mechanism that offers drivers real-time traffic information by combining the best in broadcast and connected vehicle technology.

October 13, 2016, 4:15 pm CEST

HERE and Alibaba Cloud collaborate to increase global access to location services

Eindhoven, Netherlands – HERE, the Open Location Platform company, today announced a collaboration with Alibaba Cloud to offer location platform services through Alibaba Cloud’s global marketplace.

October 10, 2016, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE and Iowa Department of Transportation to create environment for automated vehicle pilots and freight movement technologies on I-380 corridor

Chicago, IL – HERE, the Open Location Platform company, and the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) announced today a multi-phase project to develop automated vehicle and freight movement technologies on a portion of I-380 from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids.

September 29, 2016, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE map data powers vast majority of the 34 cars launching at Paris Motor Show

Paris – Mondial de l’Automobile 2016 – The Paris Motor Show is expected to play host to the launch of more than 30 new car models this week, and the vast majority have one thing in common: they are equipped with map data from HERE.

September 26, 2016, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE unveils next generation real-time data services for automotive industry

HERE, the Open Location Platform company, today announced next generation vehicle-sourced data services for the auto industry aimed at making driving safer and more enjoyable for billions of people around the world.

August 23, 2016, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE Open Location Platform wins top spot in Ovum Location Platform Index

Berlin, Germany - Market leading research and consulting firm Ovum rated the HERE Open Location Platform as the most complete platform beating out Google, TomTom and Apple in its most recent semi-annual Location Platform Index.

August 16, 2016, 12:00 pm CEST

European Virta charging stations integrated into HERE Automotive Services

Eindhoven, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany - A key concern of owning an electric vehicle is “where can I can charge my car if I  start running out of battery?” HERE Automotive Services solve the problem by providing rich and dynamic information on EV  charging stations via its EV Charging API. The service coverage has recently increased thanks to a newly-announced  collaboration with Virta. 

August 15, 2016, 6:00 pm CEST

HERE appoints Angel L. Mendez as Chief Operating Officer

Chicago - HERE, the Open Location Platform company, today announced the appointment of Angel L. Mendez as Chief Operating Officer, a new position within HERE. Starting August 15, 2016, Mendez, a senior executive with deep experience in optimizing and transforming business operations, will join the HERE Leadership Team and assume responsibility for the strategic and operational execution of the company’s core business, with a particular emphasis on operational excellence, business process innovation and systems automation.

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