TomTom NV (Euronext: TOM2) is a Dutch manufacturer of automotive navigation systems, including both stand-alone units and software for personal digital assistants and mobile telephones. It is the leading manufacturer of navigation systems in Europe. TomTom’s customer service is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. TomTom was a follow-up of Palmtop Software, founded by Peter-Frans Pauwels, Pieter Geelen, Harold Goddijn and Corinne Vigreux in 1991.
In 2008, TomTom acquired Tele Atlas, a digital map maker, for €2.9 billion.
On June 11, 2012, at an event for Apple’s iOS 6 preview, TomTom was announced as the main mapping data provider for Apple’s revamped iOS 6 “Maps” app replacing long time provider Google Maps.