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Garmin is a world leader in satellite navigation and GPS technology. Since it was established in 1989 Garmin has been creating pioneering products to appeal to a wide range of customers. These include motorists, motorcyclists, outdoors and fitness enthusiasts as well as leisure users in the aviation and marine markets. Today Garmin has a diverse line of stylish, modern products channelled through distributors around the world. Further details on Garmin can be found in the About Garmin section.

Most Recent Press Releases

14 May 2019

That’s right! You can now track your menstrual cycle in Garmin Connect. Regardless of your cycle type — including regular, irregular and menopause transition — you can log how you feel physically and emotionally every day and get reports that show you fluctuations in your body over time. Why track? Overall you’ll gain a better understanding of your body and how it changes during each phase, which has a lot of benefits. Seeing how your hormones change throughout your cycle can help explain fluctuations in sleep, mood, metabolis...


Garmin® named one of America’s Top 5 Best Employers in Forbes 2019 rankings
26 Apr 2019

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) today announced that Forbes recognized Garmin as one of America’s Best Employers in 2019 for the third consecutive year. Garmin ranked No. 5 in the large employers category, up from No. 37 in the prior year. The list of honorees was announced by Forbes in partnership with market research company, Statista, and features the top 500 companies across 25 industry sectors that employ more than 5,000 people. “We are truly honored and proud to again be recognized by Forbes as one of...


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...


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