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

January 5, 2015, 12:00 pm CET

HERE rapidly advances connected driver experiences

Las Vegas, Nevada - HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, and BMW AG announced a collaboration to create connected driver experiences at the forefront of automotive technology. At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, they will demonstrate the first results of their joint work, which rapidly advances in-car systems to keep pace with the consumer electronics industry.

December 14, 2014, 12:00 pm CET

HERE powering maps for Baidu outside of China

Berlin, Germany – HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, today announced that it has teamed up with Baidu, the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, to power its new desktop and mobile map services outside of China.

November 20, 2014, 12:00 pm CET

HERE launches Predictive Traffic

Charlotte, N.C. - HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, today launched Predictive Traffic, a new traffic forecasting product that can anticipate future traffic conditions in real-time. 

November 11, 2014, 12:00 pm CET

HERE map services and content bundled with SAP HANA® to accelerate geo-enablement of applications

Berlin, Germany - HERE, a Nokia company, today announced that it has signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with SAP. As part of the agreement, SAP plans to bundle base maps and content from HERE into the SAP HANA® platform. SAP HANA customers will be able to access this geo-content to develop and deploy geo-spatial applications leveraging the native in-memory, spatial-processing capabilities of SAP HANA.

October 23, 2014, 12:00 pm CEST

Nokia appoints Sean Fernback to head HERE and as member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced the appointment of Sean Fernback as President of HERE, Nokia's mapping and location intelligence business, and as a member of the Group Leadership team, with effect from November 1, 2014. Sean Fernback, who has been serving as Senior Vice President at HERE, is a trained engineer and a well-recognized technology expert with deep experience in the location, automotive, consumer and telecommunication businesses gained across a 25 year career.

October 2, 2014, 12:15 pm CEST

HERE powers majority of new cars unveiled at Paris Motor Show

Paris, France - As the Paris Motor Show gets underway this week, carmakers from around the world are launching a number of new makes and models most of which have one thing in common - they have in-dash navigation powered by HERE, a leader in location and mapping.

September 9, 2014, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE maps the future of smarter cities

Detroit, Michigan - Today HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location services, announced two new research collaborations with the SWARCO Group and the Oakland County Connected Vehicle Task Force (OCCV). Together with its partners in the intelligent transportation space, HERE is showcasing technologies that have the potential to alleviate some of the chief headaches of urban motorists - traffic and parking - as well as make roads safer. At ITS World Congress in Detroit this week, HERE will demonstrate how these technologies could help cities transform their road networks.

August 29, 2014, 12:00 pm CEST

HERE for Samsung: Fresh maps for new Samsung Gear S

Berlin, Germany - HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, today announced that it has partnered with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered smart devices by Samsung, including the newly- announced Samsung Gear S.

August 20, 2014, 12:00 pm CEST

Michael Halbherr to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that Michael Halbherr has decided to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team, effective September 1, 2014, in order to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests outside of the company.

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