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TomTom-Sumitomo Electric collaboration improves road safety, reduces traffic congestion

Last update: 17/10/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 -- Location technology specialist, TomTom has collaborated with Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd to improve road safety and traffic congestion.

The initiative will utilise Sumitomo Electric’s expertise in intelligent transport systems and TomTom’s highly accurate real-time traffic data and high definition maps by creating mobility solutions.

“Our vision of a safe and autonomous world can only be achieved by working with innovative, expert partners like Sumitomo Electric. We’re very excited about the possibilities of our collaboration in tackling global mobility problems like traffic congestion and road safety,” said TomTom chief executive officer, Harold Goddijn.

“We believe that so many challenges in the intelligent transport systems field can be solved by fusing the expertise and technologies of our two companies, so I am delighted to be working with TomTom,” said Sumitomo Electric general manager (Systems & Electronics Division), Koichi Washimi.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 30 countries, TomTom’s technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. More information at


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