Magellan Focuses on Connected Car, Expanding Southern California Location
GPS Navigation Leader Consolidating California Employees into the
Heart of the Thriving Automotive Industry in Southern California
– San Dimas, CA – Magellan, a recognized navigation industry innovator and leader, has announced that in keeping with its focus on Connected Car and other emerging automotive technologies, they will be combining its San Dimas and Santa Clara offices into one, located in San Dimas, CA. Magellan is also celebrating its 30th anniversary of providing its customers with award winning navigation solutions. The move will bring all company functions – engineering, sales, marketing, support, administration, etc. – under one roof located in the thriving Southern California auto industry.
"For 30 years Magellan has been at the forefront of navigation technology,” said Pierre Parent, Magellan president. “From the Connected Car, to dashcams and navigators, Magellan is continuing to bring innovative products to its consumer and auto OEM customers. The expansion of our Southern California office will position the company for the next phase of growth as we continue to develop and market industry leading products."
Magellan is the creator of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate® series portable car navigation products, as well as the Magellan eXplorist® outdoor handheld navigation devices. The eXplorist TRX7 off-road navigator is the newest addition to the company’s line up of cloud based navigation products, in addition to its award-winning Magellan MiVue DashCams and DashCam Navigators. Magellan also provides cloud-based navigation solutions for automotive OEMs, as well as GPS enabled products for the fleet, trucking, and RV markets.
"Having been headquartered in San Dimas previously, this is more like returning home after an extended trip,” stated Parent. “Expanding the team at our San Dimas office allows us to again bring our team together in one location and access the vast automotive and technology talent pool in Southern California."
Headquartered in San Dimas, CA, MiTAC Digital Corporation, manufacturer of the Magellan brand of portable GPS navigation devices (www.magellangps.com), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation. Magellan, the industry leader for innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986, globally markets award-winning products in multiple categories including auto, RV, outdoor, mobile, fleet and auto OEM. Continuing its spirit of innovation, Magellan is developing new cloud-based technologies, OEM and B-to-B solutions to meet the changing needs of today's consumers and businesses. Follow Magellan on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.