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Most Recent Press Releases

Introducing the Garmin® Connect IQ app, an all-in-one store for device personalization and content management
11 Apr 2019

LATHE, Kan./April 10, 2019/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the new Connect IQ™ app – an all-in-one store where customers can personalize their compatible Garmin wearable and cycling computers by downloading free apps, widgets, watch faces, data fields that reflect their unique personalities and needs. This easy-to-use app shows popular and highly rated apps and allows user to search and sort by category. The Connect IQ app lets users browse, configure and manage their...


Garmin® unveils the MARQ® Collection: a series of lifestyle inspired connected tool watches, crafted to champion the life you live
13 Mar 2019

Garmin International, Inc. in celebration of its 30th anniversary, today announced the MARQ Collection, a series of connected tool watches of traditional watch manufacturing quality, forged from Garmin’s long-standing heritage in the aviation, automotive, marine, outdoor and sport markets. Garmin has redefined the multisport watch market, and now, it’s created the ultimate connected timepieces, equipped with the modern utility of smart features – MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Expedition and MARQ Athlete – each desig...


Garmin® selected as tier 1 partner to design and manufacture vehicle infotainment modules
4 Mar 2019

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland/March 4, 2019/Business Wire – Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Garmin automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer) group has been selected as the lead design and production partner of infotainment modules for the BMW Group. These modules will be manufactured in Garmin’s auto OEM-qualified production facilities in the United States and Europe. Garmin will establish a new manufacturing facility in Europe to support this project. “Being selected by BMW AG as the lead development partner...


Garmin® announces professional cycling team sponsorships, equips world champion cyclists with top-of-the-line products
1 Mar 2019

OLATHE, Kan./February 27, 2019/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced sponsorship of 11 professional cycling teams for 2019, including world tour and mountain/enduro biking teams. The teams, which include several world champion cyclists, will be equipped with Garmin products that will inform, guide and motivate riders while helping to provide a safer riding environment. Garmin welcomes Team Sky and Rally-UHC Cycling and is proud to continue sponsorship of EF Education First Pro Cy...


Garmin® signs purchase agreement to acquire Tacx, the leading manufacturer of indoor bike trainers
13 Feb 2019

Schaffhausen, Switzerland/February 12, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that one of its affiliates has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tacx Onroerend en Roerend Goed B.V (“Tacx”), a privately-held Dutch company that designs and manufacturers indoor bike trainers, tools and accessories, as well as indoor training software and applications. The completion of this acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. The market leader ...


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