Press Releases

The latest news from HERE

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.

February 25, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

HERE launches new service in Kuwait for drivers to receive valuable information on nearby traffic and road conditions

Berlin, Germany - HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, has launched, in conjunction with Marina FM, the first Radio Data System - Traffic Messaging Channel (RDS-TMC) service in Kuwait, enabling drivers to see fresh and accurate real time traffic information on their vehicle’s head unit display or Personal Navigation Device (PND).

February 24, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

HERE and Honda provide customers in Canada real time traffic updates through HD Radio™ technology

Chicago, Illinois - Drivers in Canada can view comprehensive road information over HD Radio™ technology right on their vehicle’s dashboard

February 10, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

HERE and Nuance work to enhance in-car location and services powered by voice

Chicago, Illinois - HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, and Nuance Communications, a leading provider of voice and language solutions, today announced a relationship to enhance integrated location and voice services in the connected automotive market.

February 3, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

VIA selects HERE for traffic data to enhance government road safety programs

Berlin, Germany - HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, has been selected by VIA, the traffic software specialists, to provide historical and current traffic data that will enable VIA to enhance the quality of services it provides to government customers.

January 14, 2016, 6:00 pm CET

HERE wins map data contract with U.S. Census Bureau

HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, today announced that it has been chosen by the U.S. Census Bureau to provide high grade map content to enhance the agency’s comprehensive portfolio of geographic information.

January 12, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

HERE and Colorado Department of Transportation announce first of its kind connected vehicle project in North America

Denver, CO - The RoadX project utilizes the HERE Location Cloud and existing cellular network to help maximize driver safety and roadway efficiency

January 5, 2016, 12:00 pm CET

HERE unveils HD Live Map, creates commercial path to highly automated driving

Las Vegas, Nevada - At CES in Las Vegas, HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, today unveiled HERE HD Live Map, the world’s most advanced cloud-based map asset commercially available for vehicles today.

December 21, 2015, 12:00 pm CET

What the automotive industry should know about consumers in the age of connected vehicles – HERE and SBD whitepaper

Berlin, Germany - In a joint whitepaper published today ahead of CES 2016, HERE and SBD encourage the automotive industry to embrace the evolving mobility preferences of the ‘connected driver’ as they think about their next generation of products and services. The authors argue that as we quickly approach the age of connected vehicles, it is imperative for the industry to develop forward-loking product development strategies that create a more personalized driving experience in which vehicle connectivity creates informed and efficient mobility, and embraces the car’s new position as part of the broader transportation and Internet of Things network.

December 7, 2015, 12:00 pm CET

Backed by new shareholders, HERE to accelerate deployment of real-time maps

Berlin, Germany - Backed by its new shareholders - a consortium consisting of AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG - HERE plans to accelerate the deployment of real-time maps to benefit people and businesses around the world.

November 25, 2015, 12:00 pm CET

HERE and the Netherlands evaluating 4G/LTE-based C-ITS road messaging system

Veldhoven, Netherlands - HERE, a leader in mapping, navigation and location experiences, and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment are together evaluating the deployment of a cellular network-based Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS) for improving road safety and reducing congestion in the Netherlands.

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