2003 News Releases

View product news releases by selecting a specific market from the pull-down menu below or scroll down to see all 2003 press releases organized by market. You will also find announcements of partnerships we've formed with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other corporate-related news on this page.


December 11, 2003
Garmin® Joins the NASDAQ-100 Index®

October 29, 2003
Garmin Reports Record Third Quarter 2003, Revises Guidance Upward

September 22, 2003
Garmin Becomes Official Electronics Sponsor for Wal-Mart FLW Tour

August 22, 2003
Garmin International, Inc. Announces Completion Of The Acquisition Of UPS Aviation Technologies, Inc.

July 24, 2003
Garmin® International Announces Agreement to Acquire UPS Aviation Technologies

July 24, 2003
Garmin Begins Shipping Its GPS-Integrated iQue™ 3600 PDA

June 3, 2003
Garmin Retires All of Its Long-Term Debt

May 9, 2003
Garmin and Pepsi help fund NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships and Olathe Marathon & 15k

March 31, 2003
Cessna Selects Garmin's Integrated Avionics System for Citation Mustang

March 21, 2003
Garmin Hires Two to Bolster Corporate Communications

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Mobile Electronics

July 16, 2003
Garmin’s New StreetPilot Series Makes Car Navigation as Easy as a Sunday Drive

January 8, 2003
Garmin First to Navigate PDA Market with GPS-Enabled Handheld

January 8, 2003
Garmin's iQue™ 3600 Enhanced by Third-Party Software Applications

January 8, 2003
Garmin Teams with Handango on iQue 3600 Mobile Software Storefront


December 26, 2003
Garmin® Fishfinder 250C Blends Color, Reliability, Affordability

December 26, 2003
The GPSMAP 172C and 178C: Garmin’s Next-Generation Chartplotter and Combo Units

September 22, 2003
Garmin Becomes Official Electronics Sponsor for Wal-Mart FLW Tour

July 9, 2003
New Garmin Fishfinder 120 Boasts Big Picture, Small Price Tag


December 26, 2003
Garmin® Extends GPS/Radio Family with Introduction of Rino® 130

November 18, 2003
New Garmin® GPS Units Tout Bold Color Displays, Abundant Features

August 14, 2003
Garmin® Unveils GPS-Enabled Forerunner™ 201 Personal Training System

May 7, 2003
Garmin's Geko™ 301 Adds Compass, Altimeter to Pocket-Sized GPS Family

April 14, 2003
FCC Ruling Paves the Way for Location Polling on Garmin "Rino" Devices

March 24, 2003
Garmin Creates New Niche with GPS-Based Games on Geko 201

January 8, 2003
Garmin Introduces Sleek, Simple GPS Devices with "Geko" Line


October 6, 2003
Garmin’s G1000™ Glass Cockpit Added to New Cessna 182/206 Aircraft

September 30, 2003
Diamond Aircraft Adds Garmin’s G1000 Avionics System to the DA40

July 28, 2003
Garmin’s G1000™ Delivers Integrated, Flexible Cockpit Technology

June 5, 2003
Garmin Announces Enhancements for 400/500 Avionics

April 29, 2003
Diamond Aircraft Selects Garmin's G1000 System for New DA42 TwinStar

March 31, 2003
Cessna Selects Garmin's Integrated Avionics System for Citation Mustang

February 17, 2003
Garmin First to Certify TIS-Enabled Mode S Transponder: GTX™ 330


October 17, 2003
Garmin Enhances Coverage, Detail with BlueChart® Version 5.5

August 7, 2003
Garmin Enhances Canadian Marine Cartography with New Agreement

March 11, 2003
Garmin Offers Detailed Topographic Data for U.S. National Parks


November 18, 2003
Garmin Introduces GPS Receiver Targeting Automotive OEM Applications

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