Magellan(R) Teams with ReSource Group Canada to Expand Presence in Canada

    GPS Market in Canada Expected to Gross Nearly $260M in 2008

    TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ -- Magellan, the fastest-growing GPS brand in the
world, today announced it has teamed with ReSource Group Canada, a sales and
marketing firm, to strengthen and expand sales support to retailers and
distributors across Canada.
    "Portable auto navigation continues to experience incredible growth and
Magellan recognizes the need to expand our presence in Canada. We are
committed to the growing Canadian market and have selected ReSource Group
Canada as our partner due to its extensive knowledge of the retail market and
established relationships," said Chris Jensen, Magellan's director of sales
for Canada. "The sales team is focused on service and account management,
which is crucial for our continued success in this important market."
    According to Canalys, more than 80,000 PNDs shipped last quarter in
Canada. Magellan and ReSource Group Canada plan to substantially enhance
Magellan's nearly 37 percent market share by building strategic partnerships
with quality retailers and placing a heightened emphasis on channel
    "We are excited to join forces with one of the leading GPS companies in
the world," said Claus Lenk, president and founder of ReSource Group Canada.
"We are impressed by Magellan's cutting-edge products and its commitment to
the Canadian market.  We are confident that our sales teams across Canada will
provide the service and support needed to manage Magellan's sales growth in
this market."
    For more information, please visit or
    Contact ReSource Group Canada at 1-800-880-6191; or e-mail
    About Magellan
    Magellan allows people to travel, work and play their way with leading
portable navigation and positioning solutions across multiple consumer and
business-to-business markets. Recognized as an industry innovator, the company
is the creator of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate(R) series portable car
navigation systems, Maestro(TM), CrossoverGPS(TM), the Magellan Triton(TM)
outdoor handheld navigation devices, the Hertz(R) NeverLost(R) car navigation
system and ProMark(TM), the best-selling single frequency GPS survey product
line on the market. Magellan is privately held and headquartered in Santa
Clara, Calif. For more information on Magellan, visit
    (C) 2008 Magellan Navigation, Inc. All rights reserved. Magellan,
Maestro, Magellan RoadMate, CrossoverGPS, Triton, and ProMark are trademarks
of Magellan Navigation, Inc. Hertz and NeverLost are registered trademarks of
Hertz Systems, Inc. All other products and brand names are trademarks of their
respective holders.
    (*)Source: Canalys forecasts, Mobile Navigation Analysis Worldwide, June

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