Garmin Enhances Eastern European Mapping Data

March 8, 2006

HANNOVER, Germany/March 8, 2006/PR Newswire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced expanded map coverage for Eastern Europe. The enhancements were formally unveiled at CeBIT, Europe’s premier electronics trade show in Hannover, Germany, from March 9-15, 2006.

New coverage will include detailed maps of select portions of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia. Map data is provided by NAVTEQ – recognized as a world leader in premium-quality, highly accurate mapping.

“We are pleased to offer this enhanced map coverage for those who live, work, and travel in Eastern Europe,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of marketing. “Through our relationship with NAVTEQ, we are able to offer consumers some of the most detailed and up-to-date maps available anywhere.”

The enhanced coverage will be available formats that include a pre-programmed accessory SD or microSD cards, or pre-loaded in selected StreetPilot® and nüvi™ personal navigation devices (PNDs). The enhanced cartography is expected to be available in March 2006. Visit for more information and pricing.