Garmin Introduces Portable Car GPS Navigators

Garmin International [GRMN] rolled out its DriveSmart 6676 and 86 series portable car GPS navigators.  The Garmin DriveSmart series features 6, 7 or 8-inch high-definition displays allowing drivers to find the best route, the company said.  The units retail from $249.99 to $349.99.

Garmin’s New DriverSmart Series (Photo: Garmin).

The 8-inch display model can be mounted in both landscape or portrait mode to show more of the road ahead, the company said.  Other features include HERE Technologies maps of North America, hands-free calling, driver alerts and built-in Garmin voice assist to ask the device for directions, the company said.  The unit has access to real-time traffic, photoLive traffic cameras, weather and fuel prices when the navigator is paired with a driver’s compatible smartphone using the Garmin Drive app.

Contact:  Cesar Palacios, Garmin, (913) 397-8200,


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