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Mr. Etienne Louw

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General Manager

TomTom Africa
Phone: +27 *********  
Local Address:  South Africa
TomTom BV
De Ruyterkade 154
Amsterdam , 1011 AC

Company Description: TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products...   more

Employment History

  • Southdowns Office Park
    TomTom BV
  • Director Sales and Marketing
    TomTom BV
  • Managing Director
  • Chief Information Officer (Gis)
  • Electrical Technician


  • MD of mapIT
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"Until now, cars have been quite ..., 4 Aug 2015 [cached]
"Until now, cars have been quite isolated where navigation systems rely on dealing directly with dealerships, and involve DVD or SD card updates that the driver has to initiate," says Etienne Louw, General Manager of TomTom Africa. "This is both time consuming and inconvenient for drivers. Consumers are craving a service similar to that of a smartphone, where information is instantly updated and easily accessible. This need has pushed the automotive industry to embrace the concept of the connected car more actively.�
According to Louw, TomTom’s view is that navigation systems that are able to provide critical live traffic information, as well as incremental map updates in real time, are a key feature of the connected car. This improves the driver’s experience behind the wheel, because being better informed means that motorists can avoid traffic congestion, adapt their driving behaviour and get to their destination faster.
“TomTom has been working constantly for almost 25 years, perfecting its map production and distribution processes," says Louw.
“Anyone can build a basic map and put it on a smartphone, but producing the high-resolution, three-dimensional map data that the automotive industry requires, can only be done by professional navigation companies that collect data not only from aerial and satellite imagery, but also from millions of probes and extensive field surveys," says Louw.
Etienne Louw, Director Sales ..., 31 Mar 2014 [cached]
Etienne Louw, Director Sales & Marketing for TomTom Africa (image credit:
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Etienne Louw
"TomTom is looking forward to unlocking ..., 7 Aug 2014 [cached]
"TomTom is looking forward to unlocking the potential of the M4JAM mobile community to enrich and maintain our mapping data in Africa," says Etienne Louw, General Manager at TomTom Africa.
"Once M4JAM reaches its full potential, it could revolutionise the way TomTom mapping data will be updated on a daily basis to cope with an ever-changing real world. M4JAM adds another way for TomTom to maintain our mapping data for Africa, tapping into the intelligence of a widespread mobile phone community," says Louw
Etienne Louw, Director Sales ..., 5 Mar 2014 [cached]
Etienne Louw, Director Sales & Marketing of TomTom Africa, commented "The TomTom portfolio including digital maps as well as the most accurate real-time and historical traffic products, effectively sees us entering a new era in the provision of our international value offering to the African marketplace.
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