Garmin Introduces nüvi 765 with Lane Assist,

Giving Drivers a Clear Picture of the Road Ahead


Sydney, 24 June 2009 — Getting stuck and flustered in the wrong lane in unfamiliar cities is no longer a problem for drivers with the latest satellite navigation product from Garmin. The nüvi 765® equips drivers with the latest state-of-the art technology to provide lane assist, a clear illustration of what lies ahead on their route. 

“Garmin’s nüvi 765 uses lane assist to make navigation clearer and easier than ever before,” said Matt DeMoss, Sales and Marketing Manager for Garmin Australasia.  “The lane assist view takes the guesswork out of driving through an unfamiliar city. Drivers will no longer have to speculate which turn lane to be in, or what lane leads to which exit – that’s nüvi’s job.”

The latest in Garmin's nüvi range, the nüvi 765 gives clear guidance on a 4.3” touchscreen that details with lane assist to show you through arrows and colours the appropriate lane you need to be in to easily navigate your route.  In Australia, selected 3-D landmarks appear, giving drivers a more realistic depiction of their location.  The nüvi 765 also features accelerated map-drawing and routing capabilities, and makes screen zooming even smoother than before.  It also includes Garmin's HotFix® satellite prediction to calculate your position faster and get you moving quicker.

Preloaded with Whereis maps across Australian and New Zealand, the nüvi 765 gives motorists the highest degree of insight by displaying the speed limits for major roadways in Australia, as well as details upcoming Australian red light and speed cameras to ensure you get to your end destination safe and sound. Drivers can also enhance their driving awareness by downloading the school zones for Australia free from

The nüvi 765 adds Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free calling and supports a powerful advanced audio amplifier for a stereo Bluetooth connection.  In addition, the nüvi 765 also comes standard with the popular “Where Am I?” feature, enabling drivers to look up their exact location including nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and petrol stations at any time. Drivers can also associate their favourite images with saved locations using Garmin’s own unique Web site – Garmin Connect Photos – where users can choose from millions of geo-located photos provided by Google’s Panoramio photo sharing community.

The nüvi 765 comes with Garmin's ecoRoute software to allow drivers to identify the greenest route to take by mapping fuel efficiency through navigation and mileage reporting. Not only that, you can also calculate the cost of the trip in fuel by analysing your user data. With the purchase of the optional traffic receiver (RRP $129) users can receive free real time traffic alerts through the Suna Traffic Channel in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The nüvi 765 will display traffic delays on your route and in the surrounding area and can assist by recommending a detour.

The Garmin nüvi 765 is available instore now for RRP of AUD$549.

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