Tomtom is a Dutch company well known for its mapping service will be joining Uber, a ride sharing company, for helping its drivers with accurate mapping and traffic data.
This technology helps Uber to get the exact details about arrival time, gain better navigation experience and have an efficient journey. Drivers using tomtom in their Uber app will be getting a great experience throughout their ride.
This helps the Uber drivers to go with exact routes for a particular location and know about the e traffic in a location, so that they can start to the point according to the traffic condition. This helps them reach a particular location in exact time.
Uber is already provided with carpooling facility in some cities, which enable the passengers to pick up passengers, pointing to the same location.
Uber decided to take this deal as some people are getting more focused on its other ride sharing rivals.
Uber provides its customers with a facility to get a taxi with a single swipe in their smartphones, instead of booking for a taxi or waiting in the roadside.
Tomtom is already working with Apple on its house-mapping app since 2012, as Apple announced Google maps as the default app for its users.
Tomtom has not disclosed a price for the deal while signing up, but it announced that, it was very much excited to join a company like Uber. This new technology will be implemented in more than 300 cities across the world, including most of the Uber markets.