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Isuzu trucks has recently deployed the new HERE Navigation system in the 2022 models of the F Series, FX Series and FY Series trucks sold in Australia.

This move is in response to the findings revealed in Isuzu’s Future of Trucking Report highlighting the need for safety and business efficiency dividends from the technology incorporate in fleet trucks.

HERE Navigation provides a connected in-vehicle navigation system from HERE Technologies. This means the trucks that are equipped with this system receive the latest, updated and accurate maps, live traffic, and recommended truck routes to complete their jobs, by using mobile phone data from a tethered smartphone. This will be deployed on the MyIsuzu Co-Pilot.

“HERE Navigation gives us the flexibility and agility required to offer one of the most interactive and intuitive navigation experiences on the market. The accurate maps and location data ensure that our operators have the latest route and navigation information available,” said Grant Cooper, Chief of Strategy at Isuzu Australia Limited.

“When it comes to connectivity, Isuzu strives to be flexible and offer our customers the right data to meet their specific business needs. From a navigation standpoint, HERE Navigation allows us to do just that with an innovative approach.”

Meanwhile, Daniel Antonello, General Manager of Australia and New Zealand at HERE Technologies said, “The Australian truck and road transportation industry is going through major changes exacerbated by the pandemic. With road freight demand expected to increase in the coming years, it’s important that we leverage the best location technology to ensure that drivers are driving safely and efficiently.”

“We’re proud that HERE is able to support Isuzu as they continue to enhance its product offerings in Australia and cement their position as the country’s truck market leader.”