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Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for professional truck drivers with the dezl 580 LMT-D

Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for professional truck drivers with the dezl 580 LMT-D

  • Built in WiFi
  • Bridge and incline warnings
  • Text delivery to screen
  • Easy-to-read 5.0-inch display
  • Customizable tuck routing for size, weight and load
  • Easy Break Planning with notifications and rest alerts
  • Free lifetime Digital Traffic6
  • RRP €379.99 (£349.99)


Garmin International, today introduced the dēzl™ 580 LMT-D, a new truck navigator that offers easy break planning, built-in Wi-Fi for seamless updates, free lifetime Digital Traffic6, and a full suite of smart2 solutions to assist truckers on every route.

The rugged dēzl 580 LMT-D features an easy-to-read 5.0-inch display, customizable truck routing3 for the size, weight and load of a truck, plus all the truck-specific navigation features found throughout the Garmin dēzl product line – like warnings for upcoming bridge heights and steep grades. Easy Break Planning, which considers hours driven and mandatory breaks, includes timely notifications with suggestions for upcoming truck stops, weigh stations, rest areas, and more.

The new Dispatch and Track1 entry-level truck monitoring solution allows business owners and dispatchers to send text messages and addresses to their drivers with the option to track their routes to completion.

Thiemo Weinschenk, senior product manager consumer automotive EMEA, said: “Not only does the dēzl 580 LMT-D take the guesswork out of break planning, but it also provides small businesses with a new and easy to use Dispatch and Track functionality.

“One of the features we’re most excited about is the dēzl 580’s built-in Wi-Fi, so truck drivers can easily update maps and software with a touch of a button and avoid having to use a computer.”

The dēzl 580 LMT-D is loaded with convenient features to help truck drivers efficiently navigate the best route to meet their needs. Junction views and lane guidance helps to navigate complex interchanges. Easy Route Shaping lets truckers effortlessly alter routes to include preferred roads or cities by using the touchscreen, and Truck Profiles makes it easy to quickly switch between trailer sizes with the simple touch of a button.

TripAdvisor® data gives drivers access to ratings for popular travel points such as hotels, restaurants, and attractions. Voice-activated navigation lets truckers control the navigator with their voice while their hands remain on the steering wheel. Spoken Garmin Real Directions™ add useful navigational cues with recognizable landmarks, buildings, and traffic lights to easily guide truck drivers to their destination.

Preloaded with maps of Europe, the dēzl 580 LMT-D offers free lifetime map updates4. The navigation device is compatible with the Garmin BC™ 30 wireless backup camera5 so drivers can see what is happening behind the truck when in reverse.

The Garmin dēzl 580 LMT-D has a suggested retail price of €379.99 (£349.99) and is expected to be available in September. For more information, visit www.garmin.com/dezl.

The Garmin dēzl 580 LMT-D is the latest from the consumer automotive and camera segment of Garmin, the leading worldwide provider of portable navigation devices for automobiles, motorcycles and trucks. The company’s user-friendly navigation and action camera solutions have innovative features that provide time- and fuel-saving benefits to meet the demands of everyday driving.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation, advancements with camera solutions, wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin, twitter.com/garmin, or youtube.com/garmin.

ENDS

1 To access live services and smart features, you must download the Smartphone Link app to your compatible Bluetooth® and GPS-enabled smartphone (sold separately); see Garmin.com/spl for details.

2 Not available in all areas. Entering your truck’s profile characteristics does not guarantee your truck’s characteristics will be accounted for in all route suggestions. Always defer to all posted road signs and road conditions.

3 Requires Bluetooth®-enabled smartphone (sold separately).

4 Lifetime maps entitle you to receive map updates when and as such updates are made available by Garmin during the useful life of 1 compatible Garmin product or as long as Garmin receives map data from a third-party supplier, whichever is shorter. For the meaning of a product’s “useful life” and for other important terms and conditions, please see Garmin.com/lm.

5 Option sold separately.

6Lifetime traffic applies for the useful life of your product or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its supplier.

About Garmin International Inc.:

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin is a registered trademark and Garmin eLog, Garmin BC, Garmin Real Directions, and dēzl are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license. © 2017 TripAdvisor LLC. All rights reserved.

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